Qatar Charity Albania recently completed a distribution of 33,000 pieces of clothing and 1,000 school uniforms for more than 2,200 at-risk families; in addition to the distribution of a number of medical supplies and equipment for people with special needs and hospitals as part of its 'Winter Relief in Albania' programming activities. These activities are based on attracting support in the form of donations of clothes and other in-kind items from businesses, Albanian citizens, and expatriates as well as local volunteers.
A Qatar Charity delegation arrived in the Kingdom of Morocco late last week in order to conduct a humanitarian needs assessment in the south-eastern regions of the country, in light of the recent heavy rains and resulting floods.
Since 2007, Qatar Charity has implemented numerous relief, rehabilitation, recovery and development projects in Niger benefiting hundreds of thousands of people.
Qatar Charity's latest relief convoy for Syria comprised 11 trucks of aid to Syria, helping 5,000 families face the winter cold.
The 110 tons of aid consists of winter clothing and food with a value of QAR 2 million (USD 550,000) is part of the organization's ‘Warmth Campaign’ for the benefit of internally displaced and refugee Syrians. The convoy also included food such sugar, lentils, flour, beans, oil, pasta and other basic foodstuffs, in addition to 6,000 blankets and heaters.
During the past fourteen months, Qatar Charity has implemented more than QAR 20 million (USD 5.5 million) on projects for Pakistan.
Immediate disaster response accounted for QAR 1.1 million (USD 300,000) for flood and earthquake response. Most notably, this included the 2013 Baluchistan earthquake and 2014 Muzaffar Ghar floods in the province of Punjab responses where shelter, food and clothing was provided to those most affected.