Qatar Red Crescent
Non-governmental Organization based in Qatar

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$3,000,000 Targeted to relief 40,000 affected People: Qatar Red Crescent Issues Emergency Appeal for Gaza Relief and Allocates QR 2 mln to assume its relief mission

July 16th, 2014 ― Doha: In response to the tragic humanitarian situation in Gaza, Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) issued an emergency appeal to raise USD 3,000,000 (QR 10,950,000) to implement a six-month relief program for 40,000 people (6,000 families) affected by the Israeli raids on Gaza. Partner organizations involved in the operation: IFRC, ICRC and PRCS To meet the most urgent needs of medical and fuel supplies for Gaza hospitals, QRC allocated QR 2,000,000 from its Disaster Response Fund for urgent intervention.

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Turkey + 1 other
QRC Holds First International Humanitarian Law & Islamic Sharia Applications Workshop

May 5th, 2014, Doha ― In coordination with its Turkish counterpart and several international organizations, Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) held in Turkey, 22-24 April 2014, its first workshop on the applications of international humanitarian law and Islamic Sharia to the Syrian armed conflict.

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QRC First Arab Organization to Reach Central Africa, Finalizes Field Humanitarian Needs Assessment in Preparation for Relief Projects

April 26th, 2014, Doha ― As the first Arab humanitarian organization to reach the distressed regions, Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) mission to the Central African Republic made a report on its one-week visit to assess humanitarian needs and identify areas of intervention.

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Jordan + 1 other
To announce the extension of the Fund for the Treatment of Wounded Syrians in Jordanian Hospitals, Heads of Four Qatar Charitable Societies travel to Jordan

March 18th, 2014, Doha – Heads of the Qatar Red Crescent, Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF), the Organization of Islamic Call, and Qatar Charity will lead a delegation visiting Jordan from 21st to 24th of March.

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Somalia + 1 other
Qatar Relief Alliance of Charitable Societies Initiates Phase II of Somalia and Philippine Relief Project

March 17th, 2014, DOHA: Qatar Relief Alliance of Charitable Societies has announced the initiation of phase II of Somalia and the Philippines Relief Project following sending a field team for evaluation and submission of a final findings.

Upon the visit findings, it has been agreed to implement recovery projects at "Puntland" in eastern Somalia to purchase cattle, fishing boats and rehabilitation of some artesian aquifers, health care centers and operation of 4 mobile clinics with total budget of USD 1.86 million.