The Iraqi Red Crescent: The number of displaced people reaches more than 82 thousand displaced since the beginning of Mosul events till now .

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced increasing in the numbers of displaced families to more than 82 thousand displaced since the beginning of Mosul events till now .
The IRCS has reported that more than one month after Mosul operations the number of displaced people has reached more than 82193 displaced from different areas of Mosul to the camps of Hasan Al-Sham and Khazir in Erbil, Zulaykan in Duhok and Jada`a camp at Qayarah ‘’ .
The IRCS has added that the displaced families have been managed to get out from their areas to the camps of displacement by safety access provided by the Iraqi security forces at the centers of displacement in Duhok, Erbil and south of Qayarah .
The IRCS has also noted that the IRCS volunteers are doing their best in responding to displaced people`s emergency needs from Mosul and also local residents in the cities and villages on the lines of fighting, meanwhile the IRCS teams are still continuing to provide the humanitarian assistance in the fields of (relief, food, health and psychosocial support) .
The IRCS teams have also provided different food meals including daily meals and food parcels to all the displaced people, where the number of distributed food meals has reached more than 47 thousand meal and more than 12 thousand food parcel that covered all the displaced, and the IRCS teams are continuing to intensify their efforts in order to cover the displaced needs who are still flowing to the camps from other areas of Mosul .
At the same time, the IRCS volunteers have implemented daily campaigns of  first aid and psycho-social support for the displaced at the camps and a number of cities, the IRCS teams have also provided first aid and psychosocial support services to a different categories of the displaced families, the number of beneficiaries from these services has reached more than 28,000 displaced .


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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