Qatar Charity has provided an additional eight ambulances to various parts of northern Syria as part of its commitment to help save the lives of Syrians. As the country's health infrastructure continues to deteriorate, the ambulances are a small effort to try to provide first aid and transportation of patients to nearby first aid centers, clinics and hospitals. Ambulances have been allocated to governorates Aleppo, Hama, Idlib and Latakia.
For the benefit of 3000 at-risk families, Qatar Charity Gaza is undertaking an eight-month
long safe drinking water project. At a cost of more than QAR 260,000 (USD 71,000),
Qatar Charity Gaza is working to alleviate the suffering of those who cannot afford to
purchase safe drinking water by trucking in safe water to at-risk neighborhoods. As the
Gaza Strip's water aquifer is polluted and largely empty and most of its water networks still
destroyed because of last year's conflict, many poorer Gazans are forced to drink unsafe,
Qatar Charity Niger and United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed an agreement to distribute 18 tons of seeds to 12,000 small farmers and sheep to 100 at-risk female-headed households. As a key strategic implementing partner of FAO, Qatar Charity Niger selected the beneficiaries in the 124 villages who are regularly affected by drought and threatened by period food crises, organized the procurement and logistical arrangements.
Qatar Charity Mauritania's annual health convoys have served different areas in the country's remote interior by providing medical check-ups and tests in addition to free medicine for more than 10,000 people at-risk rural dwellers. At a budget exceeding QAR 1.0 million (USD 275,000) and traveling more than 1400 kilometers each direction over very challenging roads, many of those treated in the regions of Hodh Ech Chargui and Hodh El Gharbi suffered from diseases directly related to malnutrition and the lack of potable drinking water.
Qatar Charity Pakistan has started its emergency WASH program for the displaced in the Bannu District in Waziristan. The district's population was approximately 1,000,000 prior to more than 840,000 displaced seeking relative safety in Bannu. This one-year program shall dig 40 wells(equipping 10 with electric pumps), provide 40 schools with water storage tanks and sanitation, build 320 toilets and 16 power transfer stations. Qatar Charity Pakistan will also maintain 12 water and sewage networks and provide health centers and campsfor the displaced people with water tanks.