Qatar Red Crescent
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Qatar

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.

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25 Jun 2016 description
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June 25th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has sent a special delegation to the Central African Republic (CAR) over nine days to supervise the delivery of relief projects for the local and displaced communities affected by the prolonged armed conflict. These projects included the handover of 350 clay houses in Moyenne-Sido, northern CAR, and distribution of 3,400 Ramadan food packages, in cooperation with local and international partners, at a total cost of $750,000 (QR 2,755,200). Under its relief intervention conducted jointly with the Central African Red Cross Society, …

21 Jun 2016 description

June 21st, 2016 ― Doha: Under the Ramadan Iftar program, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is implementing food aid distributions in three African countries, at a total cost of $237,000 (QR 851,579), for the benefit of 24,040 internally displaced people (IDPs).

In Somalia, QRCS's mission in Mogadishu distributes $100,000 food packages to 1,560 families (9,360 people) in several IDP camps across the Banaadir region.

Each package contains 90 kg of food items such as maize, rice, sugar, powdered milk, dates, and vegetable oil.

19 Jun 2016 description

June 19 th , 2016 ― Doha: As part of 2016 Ramadan Iftar program, Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Lebanon has commenced a campaign to distribute daily meals and food packages to Syrian refugees in Arsal, as well as food packages at Palestinian refugee camps across the country, including basic food items necessary for fasting people during the holy month of Ramadan.

15 Jun 2016 description
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June 15th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Afghanistan has initiated the Ramadan Iftar program for displaced and vulnerable families in three provinces, at a total cost of $135,000 (QR 490,977).
The project is coordinated with the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) and other government and local partners.
Food packages are distributed, each containing 91.5 kg of basic food items like flour, rice, vegetable oil, green beans, sugar, milk, tea, and salt.

13 Jun 2016 description

June 13th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Yemen is implementing the second phase of a project to distribute cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) collection machines to needy infants with hydrocephalus, at a total cost of $120,000 (QR 436,800).

The purpose of the project is to reduce mortality rate from hydrocephalus, mitigate its complications, improve the well-being of patients to enable them to live normally, and help poor families with hydrocephalic members, and promote solidarity and compassion in society.