A message from the ICRC Iran Head of Delegation:
2021 was a challenging year for all of us. In Iran, not only did the number of Afghan migrants flowing across the border increase, but the country continued to be battered by wave upon wave of the COVID pandemic. In response, the ICRC nearly tripled its country budget, allowing us, through the Iranian Red Crescent Society, to drastically increase support provided to the most vulnerable. Through the dedication of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement and in close partnership with range of Iranian partners, tens of thousands of people have been helped over the last year. That said, significant needs remain, and will have to be addressed in the year ahead by all the actors present.
The activities are: