GENEVA/Tehran, 18 April 2020 (IRCS) - Governing Board meeting of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) was held virtually for the first time due to coronavirus pandemic.
Torrential rainfall across Kerman province (in southeast Iran), on 16 April, has triggered flooding in different parts of this province.
TEHRAN, 15 April 2020 (IRCS) - Markus Leitner, the ambassador of Switzerland to Tehran, met and talked with the Iranian Red Crescent Society President (IRCS) Karim Hemmati in Tehran, discussing provision of items needed for patients affected by COVID-19 and expanding humanitarian collaborations.
The IRCS’ Noor Afshar hospital has been allocated to coronavirus cases. Out of 874 cases, 438 are still bed ridden, 381discharged and 55 dead.
TEHRAN, 13 April 2020 (IRCS) - Iranian Red Crescent president said that in disasters the only thing that gives people hope is empathy and service to fellow human beings in trouble.
TEHRAN, 12 April 2020 (IRCS) – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) plans to cover 100,000 families who are not supported by any institution and are living in severe conditions after the coronavirus outbreak.
GENEVA/TEHRAN, 11 April 2020 (IRCS) - President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Dr. Peter Maurer has congratulated Dr. Karim Hemmati for his appointment as President of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).
The IRCS continues for having different phases of training for public education aiming at educating people with the coronavirus and providing educational materials for the IRCS’s trainers throughout the country.
TEHRAN, 7 April 2020 (IRCS) – Barbara Rizzoli, Head of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Tehran, met with the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) President Dr, Karim Hemmati, discussing allocation of a financial channel for the IRCS to transfer international cash contributions to the country.
TEHRAN, 6 April 2020 (IRCS) – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has completed the campaign of screening and checking passengers for coronavirus at the entrance and exits of the Iranian cities.