The Iraqi Red Crescent: Displacement of more than 12,000 families since the start of operations at Fallujah so far, and The Iraqi Red Crescent sends relief teams from three governorates to Ameriyat Al-Fallujah to aid the displaced

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced that the displacement of more than 12,000 families during the last two days from Fallujah after the security forces were able to provide safe access for those families to get out of there. As the families were sheltered in the camps of (Chemawey, Al-Khalediya, Al-habannia, Al-jazirra and camps of Ameriyat Al-Fallujah).
The Red Crescents’ teams has also provided relief assistance to the displaced families, despite the difficulty in distributing relief materials to the families due to their large numbers. Thus, the IRCS has send relief teams from three governorates (Najaf, Babil and Baghdad) in order to help IRCSs’ teams at Anbar branch to provide relief assistance and fast food meals, adding to provide large amounts of water to be distributed to the displaced families.
So far, IRCSs’ teams were managed to relief 5,000 families in which food mineral and water have been distributed for those families. It is likely that the numbers of displaced people may increase in the coming days, thus, The IRCS has mobilize its energies and staff to provide humanitarian assistance to displaced families.

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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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