The Iraqi Red Crescent evacuates a number of families besieged by floods of heavy rains in Wasit Governorate

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced that it evacuated a number of families who was besieged in the districts of Badra and Aldboney as a result of floods of to heavy rains that fell in Wasit governorate.
Mr. Haider Al-gaderey / IRCS’s relief team leader said “A number of houses in the Badra and Aldboney districts have collapsed due to rising in the levels of heavy rains water, and also the flow of water which coming from Iran”.
Adding Mr. Al-gaderey that “IRCS’s relief teams in Wasit in cooperation with the army aviation has evacuated families that besieged by floods and take them to safer places, and now they are in good health, as the IRCS’s teams provided them with shelter and food”.


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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