IRCS President attends IFRC Governing Board Meeting

IRCS President attends IFRC Governing Board Meeting

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.

Iran Floods- Kerman Province

Iran Floods- Kerman Province

Torrential rainfall across Kerman province (in southeast Iran), on 16 April, has triggered flooding in different parts of this province.

Swiss Ambassador Meets with IRCS President

Swiss Ambassador Meets with IRCS President

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.

Coronavirus Situation Report-6

Coronavirus Situation Report-6

The IRCS’ Noor Afshar hospital has been allocated to coronavirus cases. Out of 874 cases, 438 are still bed ridden, 381discharged and 55 dead.

Welcoming Ceremony of New IRCS President

Welcoming Ceremony of New IRCS President

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.

ICRC Congratulates IRCS President on Appointment

ICRC Congratulates IRCS President on Appointment

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).

Coronavirus Situation Report-5

Coronavirus Situation Report-5

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.

ICRC to Support Iranian Red Crescent against Coronavirus

ICRC to Support Iranian Red Crescent against Coronavirus

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.