Iranian Red Crescent Society

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  • IRCS 2020-08-05 19:01

    Lebanon hails IRCS for humanitarian aid

    TEHRAN — Head of the Lebanese Red Cross George Kataneh has thanked the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for its immediate readiness to provide humanitarian assistance to the victims of the massive explosion in the port of Beirut.

  • Over 18,000 female rescuers providing services 2020-07-06 17:13

    Over 18,000 female rescuers providing services

    TEHRAN – There are currently 18,247 female members of the Red Crescent Society providing relief and rescue operations to women affected by incidents in the country, head of the Red Crescent Society's Rescue and Relief Organization has announced.

  • MAP grants $600,000 aid to Iranian families affected by COVID-19 2020-06-14 17:21

    MAP grants $600,000 aid to Iranian families affected by COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Global charity organization Moms Against Poverty (MAP) has sent a shipment worth 25 billion rials (nearly $600,000 at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to help financially struggling families affected by the coronavirus in Iran, Karim Hemmati, head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), said on Sunday.

  • تحریم دارو 2019-08-18 18:27

    IRCS: Sanctions hindering pharma raw materials import

    TEHRAN – Problems in transferring money from foreign banks and using foreign exchange has been hindering the import of pharmaceutical raw materials into the country for a long time, announced the director of medical supply department at the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).

  • Rouhani extends thanks to Iranian Red Crescent Society 2019-05-05 20:52

    Rouhani extends thanks to Iranian Red Crescent Society

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has offered his gratitude to the staff of the Iranian Red Crescent Society for their efforts, especially during the recent floods which inundated most provinces across the country.

  • Public donations to flood-hit victims amount to $34m 2019-04-29 21:12

    Public donations to flood-hit victims amount to $34m

    TEHRAN — People have donated some 1.43 trillion rials (nearly $34 million) to victims of the recent floods in Iran, IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

  • Iranians donate $31m in cash and kind to the flood victims   2019-04-13 22:01

    Iranians donate $31m in cash and kind to the flood victims  

    TEHRAN — Iranians have so far donated some 1.3 trillion rials (nearly $31 million) in both cash and kind to the flood victims, Iranian Red Crescent Society Chief Ali Asghar Peyvandi said on Saturday.

  • Relief of the Red Crescent Society to flood areas 2019-04-10 11:13

    Photo: Babak Borzouyeh

    The Iranian Red Crescent Society's aid to flood victims

    Iranian Red Crescent Society has dispatched aids to the flood-stricken victims in provinces hit hard with the flooding. Floods have inflicted serious damage to the infrastructures, houses, livestock and crops across provinces in northern, northeastern, western and southwestern Iran, with Lorestan, Kordestan, Kermanshah and Ilam in west, Mazandaran in north, Golestan in northeast and Khuzestan in southwest, being among the worst-hit.

  • National, international aids mobilized for flood-hit Iranians  2019-04-10 09:11

    National, international aids mobilized for flood-hit Iranians 

    TEHRAN — While some flood-hit victims are still struggling with adverse effects of torrential rainfalls in the past three weeks, national and international aids have been sent to the affected regions since the very first days.

  • Iran says not receiving cash humanitarian aid due to U.S. sanctions 2019-04-07 20:07

    Iran says not receiving humanitarian cash aid due to U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) says it has not received any cash for humanitarian aid from other countries for the flood victims in Iran as there are no monetary channel to receive such aid. 

  • IRCS centers to offer aerial emergency services during Noruz 2019-03-13 21:42

    IRCS centers to offer aerial emergency services during Noruz

    TEHRAN —24 Iranian Red Crescent Society centers will be offering aerial emergency services during Noruz (New Year holidays, starting on March 21), IRCS chief Ali Asghar Peyvandi  has said.

  • IRCS’s next year budget rises by $48m 2019-03-03 22:01

    IRCS’s next year budget rises by $48m

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has received a budget rise of 2 trillion rials (nearly $48 million) within the framework of the budget bill approved for the next calendar year (starting on March 21), deputy head of the IRCS has said.

  • IRCS plans rescue and relief scheme for New Year holidays 2019-02-28 12:10

    IRCS plans rescue and relief scheme for New Year holidays

    TEHRAN — Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) rescue and relief will launch a scheme on March 16 aiming to increase safety on roads during the New Year holidays, head of Rescue and Relief Organization, Morteza Salimi, has said.

  • red crescent 2018-12-26 09:27

    IRCS opens mental empowerment center

    TEHRAN- Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has set up a new center for empowerment of brain and mental abilities, announced the society’s deputy director for health and medical treatment.

  • Earthquake risk high in 78% of cities in Iran, says IRCS   2018-12-16 21:08

    Earthquake risk high in 78% of cities in Iran, says IRCS  

    TEHRAN — There are 120 active faults in Iran and about 78 percent of cities nationwide are located in earthquake prone regions, director of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Rescue and Relief Organization, Morteza Salimi, said on Saturday. 

  • Iran’s Rescue and Relief Organization to join INSARAG 2018-12-15 21:56

    Iran’s Rescue and Relief Organization to join INSARAG

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Red Crescent Society’s Rescue and Relief Organization will join the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG), the organization’s deputy director Shahin Fat’hi has said. 

  • Volunteer dentists offer services in underprivileged region  2018-11-26 12:23

    Volunteer dentists offer services in underprivileged region 

    TEHRAN — Some 36 volunteer dentists have offered free of charge dental care services in underprivileged villages of Rigan county, southeastern province of Kerman, IRNA reported on Saturday. 

  • Comprehensive rehab centers to be launched nationwide 2018-10-31 20:53

    Comprehensive rehab centers to be launched nationwide

    TEHRAN – Comprehensive rehabilitation centers will be inaugurated in all provinces of the country by the Iranian calendar month of Bahman (January 21-February 19), an official with the Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has said.