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Supporting Local Recovery Initiatives Through Micro-finance in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Somalia and Yemen

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The challenges facing those caught up in a seeming never-ending cycle of human-made and natural disasters seem endless. Oftentimes a growing reliance on external assistance leads to a form of 'dependency syndrome' which not only limits the effectiveness of recovery and rehabilitation efforts in the community but also stunts any lingering individual development initiatives of those trapped in this cycle.

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Qatar Charity and Al Jazeera Media Working to Assist Gaza's Deaf

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Qatar Charity and Al Jazeera Network recently co-hosted a forum in Doha, Qatar entitled ‘The Reality and Challenges of the Deaf in the Arab World: Gaza Model’. This was attended by a number of local, national and international humanitarian institutions and associations in addition to Arab and international personalities and deaf people from inside and outside the Arab World.

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Qatar Charity: Supporting Urgently Needed Polio and Measles Vaccinations and Ebola Response

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The continuing conflict in Syria has resulted in 6.5 million displaced people, 50% of whom are children. Due to disruptions in routine health care, overcrowding of living areas due to displacement and damage to water and sanitation infrastructure, many Syrians are at high risk of communicable; and under times of peace; normally preventable diseases. International Medical Corps, with support from Qatar Charity, will provide lifesaving health care to Syrian children displaced by the conflict.

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Qatar Charity Signs Tripartite Agreement for Sudan Water Treatment Plant

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Qatar Charity, Qatar Red Crescent and the Organization of the Islamic Dawa have signed a tripartite agreement for the establishment of a water treatment plant in Sudan at a cost of approximately QAR 3 million (USD 820,000).

The agreement comes in response to efforts to utilize the organizations' collective expertise in addressing the gap in safe drinking water available in Sudan. Each partner shall provide one-third of the funding and Qatar Charity shall implement the project according to the specifications set out in the project document.

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Qatar Charity's History in Burkina Faso; Relief through to Development

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Qatar Charity's office in Burkina Faso has implemented 609 projects in the past three years' worth QAR 21 million (USD 5.8 million). A mainstay of the transitional programming has been the establishment of health centers, digging of wells, provision of sanitation facilities and building of schools. Working oftentimes in partnership with local charities, Qatar Charity works predominately in poorer rural municipalities and provinces to meet locally identified gaps in community services.