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.
February 20th, 2017 ― Doha:As part of its large-scale relief intervention funded by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has initiated a program to support health centers in western Mosul, Iraq, with medications, medical supplies, and furniture.
Conducted in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the program is estimated to benefit 162,600 Iraqi in eight districts of the war-damaged city.
As part of President Erdoğan Visit to Qatar
February 18th, 2017 ― Doha: A high-profile delegation of the Turkish Red Crescent visited Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) to hold meetings with QRCS top officials and sign a framework agreement for further humanitarian cooperation.
The Turkish delegation was in Doha as part of the visit of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to deepen bilateral diplomatic relations between the two nations.
February 19th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has opened a series of humanitarian projects with the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) in the Bekaa, Lebanon.
Also, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the Chairman of KRCS, Dr. Helal Al-Sayer, and Head of QRCS's Mission in Lebanon, Omar Katerji. Then, they visited the new projects, accompanied by the officials of both Missions.
February 15th , 2017 ― Doha: In response to the deadly earthquake that hit Mindanao, the Philippines, on Friday, Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has allocated $40,000 from its Contingency Fund for a quick relief intervention.
A team of QRCS's Mission in the Philippines was sent to conduct impact assessment and prepare a humanitarian plan to help the victims of the earthquake.
February 7th, 2017 ― Doha: In a quick response to Storm Perla, which has recently covered Lebanon with snow, Qatar Red Crescent's (QRCS) Mission in Lebanon has delivered winterization aid for Syrian refugees affected by the snowstorm, in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Five thousand blankets were distributed to 1,500 Syrian families in Arsal, Al-Bekaa, who are not included on the aid rosters of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).