Qatar Red Crescent is a volunteer charitable organization that was established in March, 1978. It was an international recognition in 1981 by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, and joined the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in the same year.
May 22nd, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has recently signed an MoU with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to supply Gaza hospitals with medications and medical consumables worth $5 million, funded by the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, under the supervision of IDB.
Head of QRCS Office in Gaza, Dr. Akram Nassar, valued this agreement, which will serve more than 150,000 Palestinian patients who suffer shortages in medical stock.
May 18th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) signed today an MoU with the Organization of Islamic Dawa to co-fund and co-implement the third phase of the integrated development and rehabilitation program in Banaadir, Middle Shebelle, and Lower Shebelle, with a budget of $2 million (QR 7.3 million).
The 24-month agreement was signed by Saleh bin Ali Al-Mohannadi, QRCS Secretary-General, and Hammad Abdul-Qader, Director General of the Organization of Islamic Dawa's office in Qatar.
May 16th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) assessment team sent to Myanmar returned to Doha today, following a mission to examine the situation there in health care, shelter, water and sanitation, and food sectors.
The team also identified the needs and evaluated the work of QRCS's mobile clinics program launched in 2013 in response to the clashes in Rakhine State.
Funded by Qatar Development Fund
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed the first phase of its emergency relief program for the victims of armed conflict in Al-Anbar Governorate, Iraq, with $1 million funding from Qatar Development Fund.
Over the past three weeks, QRCS personnel in Iraq distributed 6,000 food packages to 36,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) in Fallujah, Al-Anbar, and operated three mobile clinics to offer primary medical care for more than 80 IDPs.
May 8th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has opened a new center of social psychological support in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza, in partnership with the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS).
The opening ceremony was attended by Dr. Akram Nassar, Head of QRCS office in Gaza, Dr. Younis Al Khatib, PRCS President, top officials of the Italian Red Cross and the Danish Red Cross, and a slew of PRCS personnel and volunteers.
1. Overall Purpose
Head of Mission
Policies and Values used in the Qatari Red Crescent Mission in Turkey:
Expected of all employees and volunteers in the Mission Crescent to be in agreement and committed to the following values:
• Maintain the confidentiality of information about the mission Qatari Red Crescent.