Under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed recently with the World Food Programme (WFP), Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has received an in-kind grant including 2.17 ton medical and food items used to control malnutrition, as well as the costs of moving the assistance to the target region, as part of the relief efforts for the Malian refugees who fled to Niger due to political and military events in northern Mali.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has recently completed the supervision of the eighth polio vaccination campaign inside Syria, to be added to the previous seven campaigns co-implemented successfully with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other local and global humanitarian organizations, in the face of difficulties and insecurity.
Over ten days, the eighth campaign was going on in seven Syrian governorates, four of which (Aleppo, Latakia, Idlib, and Hama, as well as their countryside parts) were supervised by QRC.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has finished the construction and furnishing of the new building for the College of Ability Development in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, as part of QRC's major program to develop and rehabilitate Gaza's higher education institutions with a $5 million funding from Al-Fakhoora Campaign and the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, under the supervision of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
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.
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.
Qatar Red Crescent Society: جمعية الهلال الأحمر القطري:
الهلال الأحمر القطري هيئة خيرية تطوعية تأسس في مارس سنة 1978م. وتم الاعتراف الدولي به في عام1981م من قبل اللجنة الدولية للصليب الأحمر بجنيف، وانضم إلى الاتحاد الدولي لجمعيات الصليب الأحمر و الهلال الأحمر في نفس العام.
Qatar Red Crescent is a voluntary charitable organization, was founded in March 1978. QRC has been internationally recognized in 1981 by the ICRC in Geneva, and joined the IFRC in the same year.
Scope of Work: مجال العمل: