Development cooperation , 11.10.2016

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Iraq emergency operation; Finnish Red Cross


The parties to the conflict in Iraq are preparing for the fight over the city of Mosul and its surroundings. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has estimated that the entire operation will have a severe humanitarian impact on the lives of 3 million people. The ICRC's contingency plan focuses on the distribution of water, food hygiene and household items to IDP's, supporting clinics with medicine and dressing kits, as well as training and supporting the staff of health facilities. The Finnish Red Cross (FRC) will support the ICRC's operation by procuring emergency goods and by deploying a logistician under the ICRC umbrella.

Funding decision  11.10.2016

400 000 €

Field of activity

  • Material relief assistance and services 40%
  • Emergency food aid 40%
  • Relief co-ordination; protection and support services 20%

Funding channel

Suomen Punainen Risti



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