Starting from its humanitarian principles
The Iraqi Red Crescent provides drinking water to the poor families in Baghdad and all Iraqi Governorates

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is working according to its humanitarian principles to provide services to the most vulnerable people in community, as the IRCS has provided the poor families and the remote areas with drinking water by installing stations for filtering, sterilization and purification water in various governorates.
These stations are working to deliver clean drinking water to the remote areas which is far from the centers of the governorates, adding to eliminate the diseases which transmitted by the polluted water specially the Epidemic Diarrhea and Cholera, in addition to alleviate the suffering of poor families because of the difficulty of getting clean water from far places due to the fact that drinking water does not reaching regularly.
So the IRCSs’ engineering teams have installed stations of water filtering in a number of governorates where remote villages are suffering from the scarcity of drinking water.
The IRCS has installed four filtering and purification stations in the villages which related to Baghdad, and also four stations were installed in the villages of ( Aljaarah, Al-Amemah, Al-Wardiah and Al-Shakhat) that can produce (24000 liters/day), the number of beneficiaries from these stations reached more than (10,000) thousand beneficiaries., and it works 12 hours  per day because of citizens increasing demands for water especially in summer .
The problem of (drinking water scarcity) is one of the problems that Iraqi people suffering from, especially in remote areas. Here, the role of IRCS comes in order to provide assistance in installing (R.O) stations in those areas that lack to the presence of such projects.
In Babylon governorate, 6 (R.O) stations has been installed so that to filter and purify the water, it is all distributed in a number of remote villages. The stations are operating at (Rashed Al-Hamed, Aljelgm village, Jbalah district, Shomali district, Alqawam area and Musayab district) and it works to product (84,000 liters/day), as the number of beneficiaries of the stations was more than 22 thousand beneficiaries, and it works for 12 hours per day.
But in Wasit governorate, the IRCSs’ engineering teams has installed 3 stations at (Makasib villages, Jassan district, the village of Al-Fida’a) and it works to product (36,000 liters/day), as the number of beneficiaries from these stations was more than 6000 beneficiaries.
The Society is working to put several future plants to install many stations in order to filter the water in the villages of following governorates (Diwaniyah, Missan, Najaf, Karbala, Muthanna, Diyala, Kirkuk and Anbar) because it is one of the humanitarian projects that serve our communities and contribute to eliminate the spread of diseases and epidemics that can moves by contaminated water.

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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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