The Iraqi Red Crescent: displacement of more than 350 families from the areas of Nineveh plain to Makhmur district, while Erbil branch responds to help the families and house them

As a result of recent security events that accompany with the operations of liberating Mosul which led to residents displacement from several villages toward the district of Makhmur at Erbil. And immediately, Erbil branch was able to relief more than 350 displaced families.
The head of Erbil branch Mr.Howry Ihsan said “357 families has left their homes and fled Makhmur and taken from public places, schools and youth clubs as homes to them, meanwhile Erbil branch teams who deployed in the region were able to relief these families and help them find shelter. As well as distributed ready food items, milk and children’s footwear”
He also adds that the Red Crescent’s teams in Erbil branch continue to work in order to provide possible assistance to the displaced families. While the projections indicate the possibility of increasing the number of displaced families from different parts of Nineveh plain and other areas accompany with the operation of liberalization of Mosul.

The Iraqi Red Crescent has put preparedness plan for the probabilities of new waves of displacement from Mosul during the operation of liberalization, which was launched three days ago

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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