Turkish relief agency assists refugees in northern Iraq
Turkey's Red Crescent doles out humanitarian aid to residents of Mosul refugee camp
By Mazin Majeed Asaad Baqal
The Turkish Red Crescent (Kizilay) on Wednesday distributed humanitarian aid to displaced families in Iraq’s city of Mosul.
“We have provided 1,000 people in Mosul’s Hazir and Hassan Sham refugee camps with winter clothes,” Utku Akbas, a Turkish Red Crescent official in Iraq, told Anadolu Agency.
“And we have provided another 200 refugee families with heaters and sleeping bags,” he said.
Noting the harsh winter conditions faced by camp residents, Akbas said the aid agency plans to continue providing struggling refugees with assistance.
“We will continue distributing food, clothes and personal-care items to refugee camps in the cities of Mosul, Erbil
The Turkish Red Crescent has assisted displaced Iraqis since the Daesh terrorist group overran much of the country in mid-2014.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.