The Iraqi Red Crescent reliefs more than 225 thousand people during the liberalization operations of Mosul .

More than two months has passed since the beginning  of Mosul operations, the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has implemented relief and health operations for the displaced people in Nineveh governorate  supported by its partners in the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent .
The IRCS has managed to relief more than 255 thousand people inside and outside Mosul governorate .
The IRCS has divided the work into three phases to relief the people in Mosul governorate and prepare food and relief materials for them with participation of 7500 volunteer and 2500 employee working alternately to participate in the rapid response to relief the displaced,  the first phase is the left coast ( east of  Mosul) covered by Erbil branch and its supporting branches and includes  the camps of Hasan Al-Sham and Khazer, the second phase is north of Mosul city also covered by Duhok branch and includes  Zulaykan camp, and the last phase is southwest of Mosul and Shirqat covered by Salahuldin branch and its supporting branches also includes  Jada and Arbeda camps near Al- Alam district .
The IRCS`s relief teams have been managed to relief 115 thousand displaced at the camps which have been installed in the phases of displacement, adding to relief more than 110,000 people at the liberated areas, where the IRCS teams have been managed to enter 35 area and district inside Mosul city to provide the relief and food packages to them .
The number of distributed food parcels have reached 35736 food parcel and 110,000 ready food meal, adding to prepare the families with 963 thousand bread .
The IRCS teams have distributed more than 153 thousand bottles of water and install  water station (M40) which has so far distributed more than 1.5 million  liters of water to the displaced families at the camps  .
While food parcels which have been distributed to the displaced  covered more than 75000 decks and blankets, adding to 165390 clothes and prepare the camps with stoves and fireplaces .
In terms of health sector, the number of beneficiaries from health services provided by the IRCS to the displaced families more than 111114 people, these services covered psychosocial support for Men, Women and children, also raise awareness from communicable diseases and provide first aid and treatments to the injured people with various diseases .

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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