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.
A $12 million agreement has been signed by Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Kuwari, Director-General of Qatar Development Fund (QDF), and Fahad bin Mohamed Al-Naimi, Executive Director of Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS), to relieve the Syrian people, amid persistent bad conditions and a deteriorating humanitarian situation.
This agreement represents Qatar's commitment to and interest in helping the victims of the current events in Syria, trying to alleviate the difficulties facing Syrians across the country.
July 25th, 2016 ― Doha: In one year of the agreement between Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and its Somali counterpart, numerous relief and development projects were implemented for the benefit of victims of drought, amid deteriorated economic, security, and living conditions.
In total, these projects helped more than 175,000 direct beneficiaries, let alone hundreds of thousands of indirect beneficiaries from local communities.
2,340 Hectares in Six Governorates
July 19th , 2016 ― Doha: Building upon the exceptional success last year, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed this year's project of supporting wheat crop growing in Syria, covering 2,340 hectares of agricultural land in six governorates.
The project aims at solving the problems facing farmers in relation to securing agricultural input and marketing their production.
June 29th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is pursuing its Ramadan Iftar program in 13 countries, at a total cost of QR 7,839,000, distributing Ramadan Iftar meals and food packages to poor families in Syria, Iraq, and Sudan.
In Syria, QRCS and Social Development International (SDI) have implemented a Ramadan Iftar project in Rif Dimashq, distributing 2,000 meals per day in four districts.
Other benefits of the project include running a number of catering hubs, creating jobs, and purchasing all materials from the local market.
June 28th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Yemen has continued its efforts to support the medical sector in the war-torn country, by initiating the 2nd phase of supplying hospitals with medications and medical consumables as well as dispatching mobile clinics over three days in four Yemeni governorates, at a cost of $272,777 (QR 992,355).
Scope of Work:
Support the Emergency Response Programs of QRCS to prepare and implement emergency relief projects inside Syria.
Duties & Responsibilities
· Study the partners' appeals and proposals on emergency cases reported for Syria relief interventions.
· Assist in the preparation of interim proposals following QRC templates and guidelines.
Scope of Work:
Support the Medical Department with all the administrative issues, and in coordination with other departments.
Duties & Responsibilities;
Technical supervision of rehabilitation and development programs in all Red Crescent work areas in Asia region.
· JOB PURPOSE:
· Provide project management support to QRC’s disaster intervention field operations in alignment with the methodologies, tools and techniques of Tamam thus ensuring optimum service delivery to the affected people and area.
· KEY DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES
· Participate in the formulation of annual plans, programs and budgets for the section as it relates to field operations for disaster management and rehabilitation.
Head Of Mission in Afghanistan
Qatar Red Crescent is looking for a Head of Mission (HoM) in Afghanistan who will be part of the Asia Regional Team. Under the lead and supervision of the Head of Asia Unit, the HoM will have the overall responsibility of the QRCS partnerships and programmes in Afghanistan. The HoM will be based and work out of our office based in Kabul, Afghanistan. The HoM will have frequent and extensive travel to the areas of operations (approx. 30% of the time).