Red Cross reports from Iraq

[JURIST] Sunday's field reports from the Geneva-based International Committee of the Red Cross are now available. On the humanitarian situation in Baghdad, the ICRC say:

On Sunday morning, the ICRC teams resumed their assessments and emergency interventions. ICRC teams visited the main hospitals in the city and continued to monitor key water treatment stations to evaluate the quantity and quality of drinking water supplies. Emergency stocks of drinking water were distributed to poorly supplied suburbs of Baghdad as well as to hospitals. According to hospital sources, 32 newly injured patients and 1 dead person arrived in Yarmouk Hospital and two newly injured people were checked in to Ibn Al-Nafis Hospital. No new arrivals of injured patients were reported in Al-Kindi Hospital.
Read the complete text of the Red Cross field reports.


 

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