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.
The work is in progress on the 'Honorable Life' project, launched by Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) to provide adequate housing for the displaced inside Syria, utilizing its legal capacity as an internationally recognized humanitarian organization whose vehicles, facilities, and staff are protected under international laws and conventions.
Under the Qatar Alliance for the Relief of the Peoples of Somalia and the Philippines, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is conducting a large development project in the Philippines, including housing units, classrooms, and a depot, at a total value of $2,256,209 (QR 8,211,020).
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has allocated nearly $1.2 million (QR 4.4 million) to execute the project to enhance the wheat season crop in northern Syria next season.It is a development project initiated by QRCS's representative office in Turkey, as part of a series of much needed food security projects to reactivate the stalled economy.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has launched a new project to help the Iraqi IDPs who fled the recent violence in different parts of Iraq to Iraqi Kurdistan, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
The purpose of the joint project is to ensure all the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) standards are met in a new permanent IDP camp to be built in Ashti, Sulaymaniyah Governorate.
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) initiated an urgent humanitarian intervention to relieve the city of Douma, Syria, which has lately been bombarded together with other parts of the beleaguered Eastern Ghouta.
The clashes have claimed 135 lives and injured 400, mostly children, women, and old people.