The Iraqi Red Crescent receives more than 1,000 displaced people flee from Fallujah to Shaqlawa area at Erbil

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) / Erbil branch has announced that the Society received more than 1,000 displaced people from the outskirts of Fallujah to Erbil governorate.
Hawrey Ehssan, Erbil branch manager has said of that the Red Crescents’ volunteers received more than 1,000 displaced families from areas of Fallujah (Qayarah and Sultan Abed area) who were sheltered by the Red Crescents’ teams in Debka camp at Shaqlawa. He also added “The Crescents’ teams have distributed daily hot meals, baskets and relief assistance to those families”.
The latest statistics regarding the number of displaced people from the city of Fallujah since the beginning of events till now has reached more than (20,000 displaced people), meanwhile the Red Crescents’ teams still continues in distributing humanitarian services for displaced families despite the limited possibilities of the Society 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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