The Iraqi Red Crescent Society builds 1,300 housing units instead of camps for Syrian refugees in Erbil Governorate in collaboration with the French and the German Red Cross

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has built 1,300 housing units instead of camps for Syrian refugees in Kkawelan camps in cooperation with the French Red Cross and the German Red Cross.
The coordinator of Media in Erbil IRCS branch, Kadhum Osman Tawfeq said “the IRCS’s teams has built more than 1,300 housing units as a first step for Syrian refugees in collaboration with French Red Cross and the German Red Cross, in which the IRCSs’ teams have transported more than 1,300 Syrian refugee families from Kkawelan camp and being housed in the residential units”.
Kazem Osman also said that the IRCSs’ teams in Erbil are still ongoing in the collaboration with International Partners so that to provide humanitarian services to the Syrian refugees, noting that the work is still ongoing for building housing units for the mentioned refugees.


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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