Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has recently signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) to enhance cooperation and coordination in relation to QRC's humanitarian activities in favor of the drought- and typhoon-affected communities throughout Somalia, particularly in health, water, capacity-building, and community resilience.
Fadhel Salim, a warehouseman at the Gaza-based Al-Shifaa Medical Complex, is responsible for storing the medical supplies granted by relief agencies. The latest delivery he managed was medical equipment for the complex's Cardiology Department established by Qatar Red Crescent (QRC), just to be the first patient to undergo cardiac catheterization at the new department.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has recently signed an MoU with the Palestinian Ministry of Public Works and Housing to carry out a new relief project for Gaza people who lost their houses during the latest Israeli war.
Under the agreement, 100 temporary housing units will be built and furnished for families whose houses were destroyed in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza.
In anticipation of the severe weather conditions sweeping the Middle East since the beginning of 2015, Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) staff have been working for months on the Warm Winter program to provide winter assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraqi Kurdistan, and even inside Syria, with a total budget of $1,075,580 (QR 3,912,580).
Crescent (QRC) has continued its relentless efforts to help the Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan through its permanent office there, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with finished and ongoing relief projects worth $2,341,417 (QR 8,520,420) to improve their conditions inside refugee camps until they become able to go back home.