Iraq

The Iraqi Red Crescent distributes disabled wheelchairs and organizes first aid workshop for volunteers in Karbala Governorate

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The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) / Karbala branch, distributed wheelchairs for disabled and special needs people from those who suffer from inability in the lower limbs and paralysis. As the staff of the branch distributed a number of wheelchairs for the disabled and organized courses on psychosocial support for them.

In a same context, the cadres of IRCS organized a workshop on first aid for the volunteers in Karbala in order to develop their skills, and to carry out operations of rescue the injured during accidents, natural disasters, and how to transport the injured to the hospital, in which the workshop included theoretical and practical lectures to teach volunteer skills of first aid.