The Iraqi Red Crescent Society distributes food assistance to the displaced families and organizes health awareness campaigns in Dhi Qar governorate

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS)/Dhi Qar branch distributed food assistance to the displaced families in the governorate.
As the staff of the branch distributed (253) food parcels to the displaced families in Nassireya center and the districts of (Suq Al-Sheikh, Al-Shatrah and Al-Rifa’ey), and to organize health awareness campaign of communicable diseases such as measles, cholera, influenza epidemic, avian influenza, liver disease and personal and public hygiene, as the campaign included a number of field visits to people in the areas and districts of the governorate adding to the staff of government departments and hospitals, as well as to give lectures regarding spread and epidemic disease in which awareness of disease posters were distributed.
On the other hand, the cadre of the branch carried out polio vaccine campaign in collaboration with the Directorate of Health in Dhi Qar included a large number of Children there.

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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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