the number of displaced people from Qayarah and Shirqat exceeds 70 thousand people and our teams mobilize their possibilities to relief them

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced rising at the numbers of displaced people who flee from Shirqat, Haji Ali and Qayarah areas to more than 70 thousand displaced people who are living a difficult humanitarian conditions. At the same time, there is the possibility of increasing the number of displaced people in the coming days adding to increase the humanitarian challenges.
The IRCS said in a statement, “The numbers of displaced people from Shirqat, Haji Ali and Qayarah areas has rose to more than 70,000 displaced people and are living a difficult humane conditions tough high temperatures”.
The IRCS also added that more than 30 thousand displaced people are located in Depkh camp at Makhmur area, while more than 40,000 displaced people at the city of Tikrit, most of them living in public places and at their relatives, as well as there are some of the displaced people has moved to Kirkuk and to Kurdistan region.
The IRCS has also added that the volunteers in the IRCS have distributed more than 120 thousand lunch meal and drinking water, and have distributed teams of psychosocial support and first aid in order to alleviate the suffering of the displaced, meanwhile the IRCS said that there is a possibility that the numbers of displaced people and the humanitarian challenges may increase in the coming days.

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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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