IRCS implements different awareness campaigns in Al –Mouthanna governorate

IRCS / Mothanna branch has implemented Explosive Remnant of war Awareness campaigns ( ERWA ) in different areas of Mothanna governorate and they included delivering ERWA lectures and erecting billboards in areas of ( Mishwak , Qushla , and Al- Syeagh ) in Al- Samawa and other districts of Al-Rumatha , Warka’ , and Al- Salman . As well as to that , a number of lectures which identify IRCS and its humanitarian role have been delivered , the number of lectures reached ( 15 ) lecture .Mothanna branch also implements several health and awareness activities like ; awareness campaign on the early detection of breast cancer in several areas of Al-Mothanna to spread awareness from this disease and show the importance of its early detection to women as well as to the percentage of it between men and women , and periodical and self – examination of it . The branch also organizes first aid course to volunteers in Mothanna branch place , the beneficiaries reached ( 15 ) volunteer . There are another courses which have been implemented by the branch like first aid and psychological support course to employees of Al- Samawa electricity station and which included lectures on first aid principles and psychological support as well as to lectures that identifies IRCS and its humanitarian role , the number of beneficiaries reached ( 35) employee . The branch also delivered lectures on psychological support and disasters to doctors of Al- Samawa general hospital , in addition to lectures which identify IRCS and its role .

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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