IRCS: The number of displaced people reaches more than (million) since the beginning of the displaced people of Nineveh, till now

  The Iraqi RC announced that the number of the displaced people reaches more than (million) since the beginning of the crises Nineveh so far. The Assistant Secretary General for the Iraqi RC Mohammed Alkhozai said that “Iraqi RC’s teams registered, till now, the displacement of (1138488) persons from different provinces of Nineveh, Salahuddin, Kirkuk, Diyala  to a number of northern and southern provinces adding to the Central one ”.
The Assistant Secretary General also added that  “ the displacement of families continues increasingly for a safer areas, and Iraqi RC so far relief more than 600 thousand displaced people through the distribution of food and relief, like distributing of more than 900 thousand of food hot meals as well as more than 30 000 dry meal, and baby milk, cooking gas and some of special needs for the displaced families”.


The Iraqi RC’s teams has also provided a medical services, and first aid as well as organizing workshops of psychological support for the displaced families and children by organizing drawing gallery, plays to alleviate the suffering of those families, while Iraqi RC’s teams continues distributing of food and relief for the displaced families.

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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