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Linking Relief to Recovery, Rehabilitation and Development; Qatar Charity’s Latest Education Project in Somalia

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As part of its efforts to broaden its support for the people of Somalia, Qatar Charity recently established its latest new school for basic education in central Somalia in line with Millennium Development Goal #2 Achieve Universal Primary Education. Such projects aim to raise school attendance in poor and remote areas, thus reducing the illiteracy rates, as well as providing comfortable learning environments for students, in light of the fact that poor educational conditions are a major cause of illiteracy as parents are reluctant to enroll their children in school.

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Qatar Charity's Continued Commitment to the Central African Republic

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Qatar Charity has increased its support in scaling up health care and training programs to help those affected by the conflict in the Central African Republic. The organization's latest steps to address the often overlooked and certainly underserved and under-resourced emergency health sector focuses on serving at-risk communities in the Central African Republic.

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Qatar Charity is Still Aiding the Displaced in Myanmar

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Qatar Charity recently completed its latest relief project in Myanmar to aid those displaced by continuing violence through the provision of relief items valued at QAR one million (USD 275,000). More than 36,000 people benefited from the food and non-food items provided.

The project targeted villages and camps in Arakan State affected by the riots, which started again in 2012. According to Qatar Charity reports, more than 80,000 households lack adequate shelter and suffer from non-existent sources of income making them reliant on foreign aid.

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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.