The Iraqi Red Crescent: increasing the number of displaced people in Depka camp at Erbil to more than 8000 people

Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) / Erbil branch, has announced increasing the number of displaced who flee from Nineveh Plain to Depka camp at Erbil to more than 8000 displaced people  during the last two days.
The manager of Erbil branch Howrey Ehssan said “ IRCS’s volunteers had received more than 8,000 displaced people flee from Nineveh Plain specifically the areas near Qayarah and Sultan Abed, who were sheltered by the Red Crescent teams in Depka camp at Makhmoor district”. He also added that the Crescent’s teams distributed daily hot meals and relief food parcels for displaced.
However, the Red Crescent’s teams continue distributing humanitarian services to displaced families despite the limited possibilities of IRCS and the lack of resources.

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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