With the provision of proper healthcare, it is not impossible to overcome diabetes.

We, at the Kurdish Red Crescent, consider healthcare and providing medical services as our main goal. Ibrahim Khudair Al-Hamoud, a fifty-year-old displaced person from the city of Serekaniye/Ras al-Ain, lives in the Serekaniye “Al-Talaeen” camp in eastern Al-Hasakah. He suffers from diabetes, which has affected his right foot. He receives care from the Kurdish Red Crescent point, where the medical team visits him regularly to receive care in the emergency department, including cleaning and sterilizing the affected foot, providing diabetes medication anti-biotics from the point’s pharmacy, after examinations and dietary instructions from the internal clinic, Mr. Ibrahim resumes walking on his feet, heading towards his tent, as if he is saying to the disease, “I will overcome you” .

2,000 monthly beneficiaries of medical services in the Shahba areas

The only medical center in Sardam camp, affiliated with the Kurdish Red Crescent, provides medical services around the clock to more than 3,700 displaced individuals in the camp. It receives approximately 2,000 beneficiaries monthly in the internal, pediatric, gynecological, emergency, pharmacy, leishmaniasis, protection, and psychosocial departments.

It is worth mentioning that the staff at the medical point intensify training related to the medical services provided, especially as winter approaches, as the number of patients increases due to the harsh conditions they are living in, leading to several seasonal diseases.

In Sulaymaniya city the word charity day festival

The Kurdish Red Crescent branch in the Kurdistan Bashour participated in the World Charity Day festival, which was held yesterday (5/9/2023) in the city of Sulaymaniyah. The festival was attended by 45 organizations, religious institutions, and a group for showcasing charitable humanitarian projects and works. The Kurdish Red Crescent also showcased the projects and works it has implemented in previous years to support refugees, internally displaced persons, and the local community in the Kurdistan region.

The Kurdish Red Crescent provided immediate and urgent first aid to two children from the village of Al-Salmasa in the countryside of Tel Tamr.

as a result of their exposure to the explosion of war remnants. Most of the injuries were in the abdomen and legs. After providing all necessary and urgent medical care, they were transferred to hospitals in Al-Hasakah city for treatment.
The Kurdish Red Crescent continues to work on assisting the victims and providing medical referral services, as well as psychological and social support when needed.
The Kurdish Red Crescent also urges for the acceleration and intensification of all efforts to remove mines and unexploded ordnance, and to enhance support for the rights of children in a safe and protected environment due to the recurrence of these unfortunate incidents caused by armed groups leaving behind ammunition and weapons that can pose a threat to civilians, especially children, at any moment.

The Kurdish Red Crescent has alleviated the burden of baby supplies in the Shahba camps.

 In light of the high prices of goods and necessities, especially for children, which adds additional burdens to the displaced, our teams distributed diapers to children from newborns up to one year old in the Shahba areas camps (Berkadan camp – Sardam camp – Afrin camp – Al-Awda camp – Keshetar camp). The total number of beneficiaries from the distribution was 300 children.