Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS)

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  • Japan seeking to use IRCS volunteer experiences 2022-05-11 16:59

    Japan seeking to use IRCS volunteer experiences

    TEHRAN – Otohiko Hori, Executive Director General for Operations Sector of the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) is seeking to use successful experiences of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) in volunteer services.

  • A century of sincere voluntary service 2022-05-08 18:32

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    A century of sincere voluntary service

    TEHRAN – Coinciding with World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) celebrated its 100th anniversary on May 8.

  • هلال احمر نمین 2022-03-28 14:58

    IRCS granted prestigious international award

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has been honored by the Henry Davison Award, a prestigious international prize intended to recognize outstanding service in improving the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

  • IRCS in Sierra Leone to combat typhoid, malaria 2021-11-30 19:30

    IRCS in Sierra Leone to combat typhoid, malaria

    TEHRAN – The medical team of the Red Crescent Society (IRCS) started to provide services in order to fight the spread of typhoid and malaria in Sierra Leone.

  • Kolivand appointed new head of IRCS 2021-11-22 16:29

    Kolivand appointed new head of IRCS

    TEHRAN – President Ebrahim Raisi has appointed Pir-Hossein Kolivand as the new head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for four years, replacing Karim Hemmati.

  • هلال احمر 2021-10-05 13:07

    IRCS sends humanitarian shipment to Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society sent a consignment of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan on Tuesday.

  • کرونا 2021-06-16 16:59

    72 passengers infected with COVID-19 quarantined

    TEHRAN – A total of 72 passengers who have tested positive for coronavirus have been quarantined at border facilities, Mehdi Valipour, head of Relief and Rescue Organization affiliated with the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), said on Wednesday.

  • IRCS develops services significantly after Islamic Revolution 2021-02-07 17:12

    IRCS develops services significantly after Islamic Revolution

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is one of the most effective and credible international relief organizations, having the largest number of young volunteers, providing medical care in several countries, and producing pharmaceutical products, medical and relief equipment.

  • Ghana seeking Iran's medical services, medicine 2021-01-19 18:08

    Ghana seeking Iranian medical services, medicine

    TEHRAN – Ghana’s Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has expressed readiness to use Iran’s medical services and pharmaceuticals, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Sierra Leone appreciates IRCS’s health services 2021-01-17 17:04

    Sierra Leone appreciates IRCS’s health services

    TEHRAN – Sierra Leone's Minister of Health and Sanitation, Alpha Wurie, has praised the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for offering health services to the African country.

  • IRCS offers health services to 13 countries 2021-01-13 19:01

    IRCS offers health services to 13 countries

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) provides medical services to people in 13 Asian, African, and Latin American countries, Karim Hemmati, head of the IRCS, has said.

  • ICRC provides aid to IRCS in fight against COVID-19 2020-11-28 23:49

    ICRC provides aid to IRCS in fight against COVID-19

    TEHRAN – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has provided 250,000 Swiss francs to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for buying oxygen concentrators for patients with COVID-19.

  • IRCS, Austrian Red Cross seek enhanced co-op 2020-11-18 17:55

    IRCS, Austrian Red Cross seek enhanced co-op

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) chief, Karim Hemmati, and the Austrian Red Cross secretary-general, Michael Opriesnig, discussed enhanced cooperation between the two national associations in a video conference on Wednesday.

  • 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.