on the occasion of the 82 anniversary of its founding, the Iraqi Red Crescent Society celebrating launching its strategy for the future five years

Iraqi Red Crescent Society has organized a celebration in Baghdad ” launching the strategy of IRCS for the future five years”, by the attendance of representatives from the International Committee of Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Crescent and Red Cross Societies , number of notable Characters and ambassadors. The celebration has been opening with speech by Dr. Yaseen Al-Ma’amouri the president of Iraqi Red Crescent Society, who emphasized that the staff of IRCS have put a strategy for the future five years, which is the first building block for the organizational development , as a result of comprehensive reform that done by our staff in providing the humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi community. Al-Ma’amouri said “ IRCS teams have ability to save the families who affected by the floods in governorates of ( Babel, Missan,Kut, Salaheddin, Al-najaf), in addition to provide relief and food assistance to the displaced families inside and outside of Al-Anbar governorate within (45 days), we are continued in providing the Humanitarian aid to the displaced families, he appointed out that our teams has provided Humanitarian aid to the Syrian refugees in the past two years, and IRCS the only national society that provided its services in Syria. From his part the director of the Middle East and North Africa of the International federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies (MENA) , Mr. Elias Ghanim said “ a promised to provide all the support for implementing the IRCS strategy and all the efforts that supports the work of IRCS, because of its assistance to the Syrian refugees and the displaced families, Mr. elias appreciate the role of IRCS in higher coordination with the government.

Thus , the head of ICRC delegation in Iraq , Patrick Youssef : “ we as international committee support the efforts of IRCS to rise the community and provide all assistance to avoid the difficulties that facing the IRCS work , assuring at the same time supporting IRCS strategy by following the basics which develop the IRCS work ‘’ . From his part , the secretary general of German Red Cross kraf von vald perk od said : “ I ‘d like to present my thank to IRCS for its role in the humanitarian works and assistance to all Iraqi community segments and we congratulate the IRCS strategy achievement , and we want to participate in facing the challenges and difficulties which facing IRCS work ‘’.

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The representative of Red Cross societies Mr. Fredrick Sem Od also has a speech in this occasion : ‘’ I ‘d like to present thank for the IRCS achievements of presenting humanitarian assistance to all community segments , assuring that he is ready to present all the means which help to avoid all difficulties and challenges that facing IRCS work and we aim to present all vocational facilitating to the efforts served the humanitarian work . The IRCS advisor in issuing the strategy Mr. Agron Ferati said in this occasion:‘’ we congratulate IRCS the 82 anniversary of its founding and I ’ d like to present my thank to all IRCS staff whom accomplishing lot of works which achieved this strategy and whom most persist in make basics and rules to this strategy . From her part ,the IRCS board member Dr. Tara Barqi presents clarified explanation about IRCS work , and the explanation get approval of all attendance .

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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