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Iranian Red Crescent to Implement Nowruz Relief Campaign

TEHRAN, Feb. 24, 2019 (IRCS) _ In the Nowruz Relief National Campaign, Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will run 1,400 permanent and makeshift relief posts to serve travellers and passengers across the country.

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Iranian Red Crescent to Implement Nowruz Relief Campaign

Nowruz Relief National Campaign (March 16-April 5, 2019) is one of the Iranian Red Crescent Society’s nationwide plans to be implemented during the New Year holidays (Nowruz) in the Iranian calendar year.

“Iranian Red Crescent will use 1,100 ambulances, 24 relief helicopters, 465 rescue vehicles and 1,350 operational vehicles in this year’s campaign,” said Morteza Salimi, head of the IRCS Relief and Rescue Organization. “Compare increase 5% to last year.”

This year, 4,450 volunteers will offer relief services to the people during Nowruz on a daily basis.