Tag Archives: IFRC

Choosing Nasser Shamma as the Goodwill Ambassador for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

The leaders of the regional and international organizations have met in Cairo in order to express their thanks and appreciation to the people of the Middle East for their participation in the blood donors campaign in the last Ramadan which has made a remarkable success. The ceremony that has been held in the Egyptian opera house witnessed the choosing of ...

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Amidst escalating crises, Middle East humanitarian leaders meet to chart new course

PRESS RELEASE Baghdad, 18 April 2018 – Red Cross and Red Crescent leaders from across the Middle East and North Africa gather today in Baghdad to discuss the region’s escalating humanitarian crises. More than 140 attendees, including representatives from 16 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, will attend the conference to explore a range of issues, including the shrinking ...

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The President of the International Committee of Red Cross concludes his visit to Iraq in visiting the camps of displaced in the North of Iraq.

The President of the International Committee of Red Cross Mr. Peter Maurer has finished his visit to Iraq, in a common visit with the President of Iraqi Red Crescent Society Dr. Yassen Al-Mamouri to the camps of displaced in Erbil so that to view the human reality and the response to the needs of displaced. Mr.Maurer has participated in the ...

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Red Crescent provides relief to families fleeing Mosul

By Joe Cropp, IFRC in Erbil, Iraq Families who have been able to flee Mosul and surrounding towns are starting to reach camps that have been established in beyond the reach of the fighting. Many arrive with only the clothes they are wearing, receiving much needed food and relief supplies from the Iraqi Red Crescent Society and other humanitarian agencies ...

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Fallujah displaced reach 17,000, Red Crescent gears up to meet needs

7 June 2016 By Mohammed Khuzai, Iraqi Red Crescent Society Intense fighting in the Iraqi city of Fallujah and surrounding towns in the past few days has significantly increased the number of people who were forced to flee their homes. The Iraqi Red Crescent Society said up to 17,000 people have become displaced due to insecurity and hardship they endured ...

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The Iraqi Red Crescent Society distributing food assistance to displaced families and to the blind in (Baghdad)

Iraqi Red Crescent Society announced about distribution of food aid and relief in cooperation with its partners in the International Committee of the Red Cross and included displaced families and the blind in the capital Baghdad. Where the Red Crescent teams/ in Baghdad branch distribution (1000) of health material and (2000) blanket to the displaced families in camps also in ...

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The Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies visits Iraq to see the most important humanitarian issues

The President of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Dr. Yassen Al-Mamouri has received the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Elhadj As Sy at the Headquarters of IRCS to see the most important humanitarian issues in Iraq. The two sides discussed the humanitarian situation of displaced people and the efforts that made ...

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The Iraqi Red Crescent Society and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies distribute 1,000 food parcels to displaced families in Erbil Governorate

   The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced the distribution of 1,000 food parcels to displaced families in some different regions of Erbil in cooperation with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). As the IRCS’s teams distributed 300 food parcels to displaced families in Shaqlawa area, and other 300 food parcels were distributed to ...

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Message from the Secretary General of IFRC to the National Societies

4 February 2015 ‘Honesty, sincerity, simplicity, humility, pure generosity, absence of vanity, readiness to serve others – qualities which are within easy reach of every soul – are the foundation of one’s spiritual life.’ Nelson Mandela  Dear Presidents and Secretaries General, Now six months into my term as Secretary General of this Federation, which I have the honour of representing ...

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Emergency field kitchen set up for displaced families in Iraq

By Raefah Makki and Soraya Dali-Balta, IFRC MENA Over 1.4 million Iraqis have been forced to leave their homes and relocate to safer regions in their country or abroad as the recent surge in violence has put their security at risk. Food safety has become another major concern that required attention from the Iraqi Red Crescent Society and other Red ...

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