Qatar Red Crescent has issued an emergency appeal to raise 12 million QAR for the relief of Nepal earthquake victims and allocated 1,000,000 million QAR for emergency relief operations concerning health, sheltering, water, sanitation and restoring family links.
An emergency operation room was formed 30 minutes following the unfortunate news on the earthquake that hit Nepal to assess the situation and define needs based on available information.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has sent the first convoy of humanitarian aid trucks under Katara's relief campaign for the internally displaced people (IDPs) inside Syria, in cooperation with the partners in Jordan.
Three trucks loaded with in-kind assistance (blankets, mattresses, hygiene materials, clothes, and children's toys) moved from the warehouses of the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) in Mafraq, near the Jordan-Syria borders, heading for southern Syria.
Under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed recently with the World Food Programme (WFP), Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has received an in-kind grant including 2.17 ton medical and food items used to control malnutrition, as well as the costs of moving the assistance to the target region, as part of the relief efforts for the Malian refugees who fled to Niger due to political and military events in northern Mali.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has recently completed the supervision of the eighth polio vaccination campaign inside Syria, to be added to the previous seven campaigns co-implemented successfully with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other local and global humanitarian organizations, in the face of difficulties and insecurity.
Over ten days, the eighth campaign was going on in seven Syrian governorates, four of which (Aleppo, Latakia, Idlib, and Hama, as well as their countryside parts) were supervised by QRC.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has finished the construction and furnishing of the new building for the College of Ability Development in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, as part of QRC's major program to develop and rehabilitate Gaza's higher education institutions with a $5 million funding from Al-Fakhoora Campaign and the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, under the supervision of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
Qatar Red Crescent Society: جمعية الهلال الأحمر القطري:
الهلال الأحمر القطري هيئة خيرية تطوعية تأسس في مارس سنة 1978م. وتم الاعتراف الدولي به في عام1981م من قبل اللجنة الدولية للصليب الأحمر بجنيف، وانضم إلى الاتحاد الدولي لجمعيات الصليب الأحمر و الهلال الأحمر في نفس العام.
Qatar Red Crescent is a voluntary charitable organization, was founded in March 1978. QRC has been internationally recognized in 1981 by the ICRC in Geneva, and joined the IFRC in the same year.
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