IFRC hails KRCS's humanitarian role around the world

The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) hailed the role of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) in dealing with crises and disasters.

In a statement to KUNA on Sunday, IFRC’s Regional Director for the Middle East Dr. Hossam El-Sharkawi said after his meeting with KRCS’ Chairman Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer that the society has a long history in humanitarian aid work and in supporting the federation’s work.

He added that he deeply appreciates the society’s continuous efforts in Yemen, Sudan, and Syria.

El-Sharkawi noted that he and Al-Sayer discussed key topics including coordination is facing humanitarian crises, especially refugees and displaced people.

On his part, Al-Sayer said KRCS is eager to enhance cooperation with IFRC to aid those in need in crises and disaster-struck areas around the world.

He also spoke highly of the society’s humanitarian and developmental role in different countries, as well as its efforts in aiding Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon and helping those in need from the Rohingya and Yemen.

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