The Iraqi Red Crescent receives more than 7,000 displaced people from the outskirts of Shirqat city after the Iraqi army has provide safe ways to them

Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced the receiving of more than 7,000 displaced people from the outskirts of Shirqat city northern of Salahuddin governorate after the Iraqi army has provide them  with safe corridor .
As the Crescents’ teams received of more than 7,000 displaced people at Silo camp at Hajaj region which is 20 km away from the Bejey district, the Crescents’ teams also distributed food and water, as well as providing treatment and first aid for patients and transfer incapacitated of them. After which the displaced have been transferred to the city of Tikrit, and the village of Hajaj while most of displaced families are currently live with their relatives at Tikrit and its surrounding villages.
It is likely that the numbers of displaced people increase in the coming days as a result of operations in the city of Shirqat. Thus the Iraqi Red Crescents’ teams get ready to receive the families, despite the difficulties faced the teams in time of increasing flee of displaced families and their needs.

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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