The Iraqi Red Crescent and the Turkish Red Crescent install more than 100 tents and distribute relief assistance to the displaced families in Takya and Asia camps in Baghdad

  Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) announced that it installed more than 100 tents and distributed more than 3,000 relief items to the displaced families in Algazgazanih and Asia camps in Dora area/Baghdad. The manager of Baghdad branch Mr.Nabil Naieef said “the IRCS’s teams in coordination with the Turkish Red Crescent have installed 110 tents in order to house displaced families in Algazgazanih and Asia camps, as (70) tents have been installed in Algazgazanih camp and other (40) tents have been installed in Asia camp, as well as distributed more than 3,000 relief material included some special needs for women and children”. He also said “Algazgazanih camp is divided into two groups of displaced families, the first group is displaced families from Anbar governorate (800 family) while the second group is displaced families from Salahuddin governorate (500 family). The situation of those families in the camp is very deteriorating, and we wish that there are more assistance in the near future from the Turkish Red Crescent”.
Mr. Naieef has confirmed that the recent heavy rains have caused the sinking of many tents the matter that forced IRCS’S teams to get intervention so that to help the families.
From other wise the Chairman of the Human Rights Commission of the House of Representatives Mr.Arshad  praised the role of the (Iraqi Red Crescent Society) And its president through the responsibility for carrying humanitarian aid for displaced people in coordination with the (Turkish Red Crescent) to provide food and relief aid for displaced families in addition to that Mr.Arshad talk to Iraqi government to support them to help the needy people Mr.Arshad  called for urgent relief to the formation of body in Iraq, as with Iran and Turkey to take over the crises that occur and take it upon themselves to coordination with local and international organizations to provide the necessary support for both humanitarian crisis taking place in the country.

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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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