The Iraqi Red Crescent distributes food and electric heaters to the displaced families in Anbar and Karbala governorates

   The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced the distribution of food and electric heaters for displaced families in Anbar and Karbala governorates. The director of Operations Department in IRCS Ahmed Kadhim said “IRCS’s teams in Anbar governorate received more than 650 displaced families from Al-Sufia and Al-sajarih areas due to the recent security situation in those areas”. He also said “the displaced families have been sheltered in Sab’a sanabol and Al-salam camps in Ameriyat Al-Fallujah. While IRCS’s teams distributed more than 300 food rations and more than 600 blankets as well as providing the displaced families with ready food meals daily”.
In the same context, IRCS in Karbala has distributed more than 35 electric heaters for more than 35 displaced families whom fled from Nineveh to Al-hendia district in Karbala in cooperation with the Holy Shrine of Imam Abbas.
Ahmed Kazem also added “IRCS’s teams in Al-hendia district office has distributed electric heaters which provided by the above mentioned Holy Shrine as a gift for the displaced families as they are living in difficult humanitarian circumstances in time of low temperatures. Thus, IRCS distributed heaters for displaced families as well as the Red Crescent’s teams organized lectures of psychosocial support for families and children in those areas.

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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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