Qatar Red Crescent
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Qatar

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.

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25 Jul 2016 description
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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.

19 Jul 2016 description
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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.

29 Jun 2016 description

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.

28 Jun 2016 description
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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).

25 Jun 2016 description
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June 25th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has sent a special delegation to the Central African Republic (CAR) over nine days to supervise the delivery of relief projects for the local and displaced communities affected by the prolonged armed conflict. These projects included the handover of 350 clay houses in Moyenne-Sido, northern CAR, and distribution of 3,400 Ramadan food packages, in cooperation with local and international partners, at a total cost of $750,000 (QR 2,755,200). Under its relief intervention conducted jointly with the Central African Red Cross Society, …

Jobs

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18 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 07 Aug 2016 Qatar Red Crescent Society

Background

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).

01 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 Jul 2016 Qatar Red Crescent Society

Scope of Work:

Managing all of the activities of the following Departments and Supporting Units in the Qatari Red Crescent (Financial - Human Resources - Logistics - ITS), management and control operations on a daily basis.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide advice to the Head of Mission on operational policies.

Oversee the work in coordination with the following Head Departments and supporting Units: (Financial- Human Resources - Logistics - Media - ITS).