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The ICRC in Iraq

01-03-2013 Field Newsletter

The ICRC in Iraq addresses the humanitarian consequences of present and past violence and armed conflict affecting the Iraqis. It responds to the needs of the most vulnerable among them, such as people with a disability, households headed by women, internally displaced persons and farmers.

Content:

  • Supporting health-care facilities
  • Helping people with a disability resume normal lives
  • Providing clean water and sanitation
  • Bringing aid to people facing hardship
  • Visiting detainees and maintaining contact between family members
  • Clarifying the fate of the missing
  • Promoting respect for international humanitarian law
  • Cooperating with the Iraqui Red Crescent Society