Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS)

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  • UNICEF, IRCS build playgrounds in flood-affected Golestan province 2020-09-25 18:28

    UNICEF, IRCS build playgrounds in flood-affected Golestan province

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Youth Organization have jointly built and equipped four playgrounds for children in the most severely flood-affected areas of Golestan province.

  • IRCS, Austrian Red Cross to sign MOU on humanitarian trade 2020-07-24 16:26

    IRCS, Austrian Red Cross to sign MOU on humanitarian trade

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and the Austrian Red Cross will soon sign a new memorandum of understanding to enhance cooperation on humanitarian trade.

  • 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.

  • IRCS to reopen hospital in Yemeni capital 2020-06-07 21:45

    IRCS to reopen hospital in Yemeni capital

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is going to reopen a 70-bed hospital in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, in the near future.

  • Barbara Rizzoli 2020-05-06 18:00

    ICRC lauds Iran’s significant measures in fight against coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Barbara Rizzoli, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in Tehran, has said the actions taken by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) to battle COVID-19 outbreak were very significant in various fields, including prevention and treatment.

  • صلیب سرخ 2020-04-11 01:00

    ICRC to give Iran 500,000 francs to fight coronavirus

    TEHRAN - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will allocate up to 500 thousand francs to Iran to aid the country in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Hemmati appointed new head of IRCS 2020-04-06 19:40

    Hemmati appointed new head of IRCS

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has appointed Karim Hemmati as the new head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society for four years.

  • 60,000 IRCS forces stay on duty during Noruz holidays 2020-03-16 15:58

    60,000 IRCS forces to stay on duty during Noruz holidays

    TEHRAN – Some 60,000 forces of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will stay on duty to deal with any probable natural disasters during New Year holiday (known as Noruz, starting on March 20 this year).

  • IRCS rescues over 37,000 from death during summer 2019-09-07 19:50

    IRCS rescues over 37,000 from death during summer

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rescued 37,536 individuals in natural disasters or accidents happened due to human errors since the beginning of summer (June 22), within the framework of the national rescue and relief scheme, IRCS director Morteza Salimi has said.

  • IRCS rescues some 29,000 from death in summer 2019-08-17 22:52

    IRCS rescues some 29,000 from death in summer

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rescued 28,947 individuals from death since the beginning of summer (June 22), within the framework of the national rescue and relief scheme, IRCS director Morteza Salimi has said.

  • IRCS rescues over 3,800 from death in month 2019-07-20 22:55

    IRCS rescues over 3,800 from death in month

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has saved some 3,878 individuals from June 21 to July 20 within the framework of a national rescue and relief scheme, IRCS director has said.

  • Supreme Leader  2019-04-30 11:15

    By Huda Z

    What Iranian flood victims have to say to the Supreme Leader 

    TEHRAN - About a month ago, devastating floods hit a number of provinces in north and west of Iran, killing at least 70 people, rendering thousands homeless, flattening residential properties, destroying farmland and cutting off access to remote villages.  

  • 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.

  • Free health care services for over 108,000 people in deprived areas 2019-02-20 10:36

    Free health care services for over 108,000 people in deprived areas

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has provided free health care services to 108,732 patients residing in underprivileged areas during the Iranian calendar month of Bahman (January 21-February 19), head of the Red Crescent volunteer organization has said.

  • IRCS to inaugurate 31 rehabilitation centers  2019-02-04 23:18

    IRCS to inaugurate 31 rehabilitation centers 

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will inaugurate 31 rehabilitation centers in 12 provinces nationwide concurrent with the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on February 11, IRCS secretary general has said. 

  • IRCS offering volunteer treatment services in villages  2019-02-01 23:56

    IRCS offering volunteer treatment services in villages 

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is offering volunteer treatment services in 432 villages in underprivileged areas nationwide, Mohammad Nasiri, an IRCS official has said.

  • IRCS offering rehabilitation packages for the elderly  2019-01-21 21:46

    IRCS offering rehabilitation packages for the elderly 

    TEHRAN—The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is offering modern rehabilitation packages to the elderly aged over 60 at Nour-e Afshar sub-specialty and charity hospital, the hospital chief has announced. 

  • 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.