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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.

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Turkey + 3 others
To facilitate the delivery of QAR 10 mln grant from Qatar to 700, 000 Syrian refugees, Qatar Red Crescent inks Cooperation Protocols and Agreements with UNHCR, Turkey’s AFAD & Turk Kizilay

February 2nd, 2014, Doha - Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has signed cooperation protocols and agreements with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Relief Agency (AFAD) and Turk Kizilay (Turkish Red Crescent) in order to facilitate the delivery of a $10 mln winter relief items from the State of Qatar to Syrian refugees.

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Following the attack on a hospital operated by the Qatar Red Crescent at the northern borders of Syria, QRC Appeals for Protecting Healthcare Facilities and Respecting Geneva Accords

January 12th, 2014, Doha – As a result of the dire consequences of the repeated attacks from warring parties against medical facilities among which "Tel Abyad Hospital"[i] operated by the Qatar Red Crescent, particularly the consequences of such assaults on the hospital’s patients and staff, QRC appeals to the warring parties and draws the attention to the following:

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Led by Qatar Red Crescent, Qatar Relief Alliance Distributes Aid Packages to 1,000 Somali Families

December 14th, 2013, Doha – Qatar Alliance for the Relief of the people of Somalia and Philippines has distributed food and non-food items to 1,000 Somali families in cyclone-hit Puntland as part of its first emergency relief phase.