The Iraqi Red Crescent receives 150 families from the area of Jorf alsakhar whom were being detained by the armed groups as human shields.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society/Babylon Branch, has received 150 families that were being detained as human shields by armed groups in Jorf alsakhar area.
The Assistant Secretary General in Iraqi RC Mr. Mohammed al-Khuzai said that “Iraqi RC teams in Babylon has received those families, added that the security forces were able to rescue the detained families and transfer from the Alfariseah area to the center of area”.
Added Mr. Alkhozai that “the relief teams of Iraqi RC provided the displaced families with support like (food, drink and take some of the displaced families to the hospital in order to get treatment”.

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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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