IRCS distributes food assistance to vulnerable families and implements number of health workshops in Thiqar governorate

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Food assistance has been distributed to vulnerable families by IRCS / Thiqar branch in Al – Nasiria and Suq Al – Shyookh districts , the number of distributed food parcels reached ( 568 ) parcel . In addition to distribution , the branch staff has delivered lectures to identify IRCS and its humanitarian role this comes as procedure to implement the crescent day program in districts . The lectures have been delivered to Shabab Al – Ta’wn team ( cooperation youth team ) , Civil Defense directorate , Water directorate in Suq Al – Shyookh district , Al – Zura’a football team in Refa’e district ( Al – Fajer sub district ) , Al – Mhanish football team in Al –Shatra district , Rwad team , and public training centre in Shatra bureau , the number of beneficiaries reached ( 200 ) person whereas the number of lectures reached ( 275 ) lecture . The branch also organized a celebration on the occasion of International Day of youth at the hall of Al – A’dad Wa Al – Tadreeb ( preparation and training ) . The celebration has been attended by number of responsible and and mangers of some directorates in Thiqar . Gifts have been also distributed to volunteers who reached ( 40 ) volunteer .
In addition to the mentioned above activities , the branch also implements number of health activities like ; first aid workshop to volunteers in Al- Jebiysh bureau and it include theoretical and practical lectures on first aid principles ,the number of beneficiaries reached ( 15 ) .

About Iraqi Red Crescent Society

An independent national humanitarian society that works to reduce the suffering and pain of people without discrimination during the peace and war , natural disasters and non-natural disasters , it is also considered one of the most activist societies in the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The work of the society depends on the principle of voluntary work which considered the base in IRCS work , that the voluntary service is embodied the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent international movement which considered volunteers the basic block in the society work , that the voluntary relief doesn’t work for any interest or seek for any profit .

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