DOHA – The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Qatar Development Fund and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding providing US$1 million to address the food crisis arising from the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan, which has led to the deterioration of the humanitarian and health situations, widespread population displacement and disruption of livelihoods since fighting erupted in December 2013.
Educate A Child (EAC) is a global initiative launched by Qatar’s Education Above All Foundation. The programme aims to significantly reduce the number of children worldwide who are denied their right to education. Since December 2013, UNRWA and EAC have worked together to find innovative ways to bring education to all Palestine refugee children affected by the conflict in Syria.
Doha, Qatar | AFP | Monday 9/7/2015 - 14:17 GMT | 276 words
Qatar hit out Monday at countries for unfulfilled aid pledges to conflict-hit Darfur, as Doha announced it will spend about $70 million this year building 10 villages in the Sudanese region.
Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud told reporters following a Darfur donors' meeting in the Qatari capital that he was "not completely satisfied" with aid levels and would look for new donors.
Amman, Jordan | AFP | Monday 9/7/2015 - 04:06 GMT
As hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees languish in camps or risk their lives to reach Europe, questions are being asked about why wealthy Gulf states have accepted so few.
By the end of August, more than four million Syrians had fled their country but very few if any refugees have been officially accepted by the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Doha, Qatar | AFP | Thursday 5/28/2015 - 14:25 GMT
Gas-rich Qatar pledged $50 million on Thursday to help Indonesia shelter Muslim Rohingya migrants from Myanmar, the official QNA news agency reported.
Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand have all prevented vessels overloaded with starving migrants from Bangladesh and from Myanmar's ethnic Rohingya minority from landing on their shores.
ROME and DOHA – Qatar Charity, Qatar’s largest NGO, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a partnership agreement that will allow Qatar-based companies and individuals to support WFP in building a world with zero hunger.
WFP is recognized as a global leader in the area of corporate partnerships with a history of helping companies express their corporate social responsibility through initiatives that benefit communities in need and achieve a measurable, positive impact.
Funding will help Vaccine Alliance protect millions of children from infectious disease
DOHA, 14 May 2015 – The Qatar Development Fund and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance signed today a landmark Contribution Agreement, under which the State of Qatar agreed to make a multi-year financial pledge to help immunise children in the world’s poorest countries against vaccine-preventable diseases.
1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 1.03 billion. The largest recipient wasSyria, with US$ 465 million, followed by Iraq with US$ 88.6 million. Yemen recently launched a Flash Appeal requesting $273.7 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 17.4% funded with a 82.6% shortfall.
Kuwait City, Kuwait | | Tuesday 3/31/2015 - 17:55 GMT
by Omar Hasan
International donors pledged $3.8 billion on Tuesday to help alleviate war-torn Syria's humanitarian crisis, which Kuwait's emir warned was the worst in "modern history".
UN chief Ban Ki-moon told participants at the meeting in Kuwait that four out of five people in Syria were living in "poverty, misery and deprivation".
"The Syrian people are victims of the worst humanitarian crisis of our time," he said.
By Nawwaf Al-Deqbasi
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) Office in Turkey has resumed the implementation of the winter relief program for the Syrian refugees in Turkey, launched in the last winter in response to the high instructions of H.E. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, the Emir of Qatar, to provide urgent winter assistance to Syrian refugees.
Gaza City, Palestinian Territories | | Tuesday 3/10/2015 - 15:02 GMT |
Qatar on Tuesday launched a project to build 1,000 homes in the Gaza Strip to house Palestinians displaced by last summer's war between Hamas and Israel.
The Gulf state, which hosts the exiled leadership of Gaza's Islamist rulers, was the largest single donor at an October conference in Cairo to raise funds to help rebuild the blockaded territory.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has received a QR 400,000 donation from the General Directorate of Endowments (AWQAF), the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, as a contribution to its relief efforts to help the displaced Syrians inside Syria survive the severe weather, which weighed negatively on their distressed lives amid homelessness and deprivation of basic needs throughout the four years of Syrian crisis.
1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 2.1 billion. The largest recipient was Syria, with US$ 1.08 billion, followed by Iraq with US$ 851.6 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 32.9% funded with a 67.1% shortfall.
2 The Syrian Humanitarian Response Plan (SHARP) and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) jointly requested US$ 6.79 billion. The total amount received is US$ 1.18 billion (17.3%), which leaves a total shortfall of US$ 5.62 billion (82.7%).
Situation Générale en février 2015 Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-avril 2015
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée préoccupante en février le long de la cote de la mer Rouge, au Soudan et en Érythrée, où des opérations de lutte ont été réalisées contre un grand nombre de bandes larvaires, groupes d’ailes et essaims.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has recently opened the health center of the Kafr Nima town, the West Bank, after renovation, expansion, and equipment in cooperation with the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), with $264,933 (QR 964,433) funding from the State of Qatar, represented in the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs.