Appeals & Response Plans
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2018
- Sudan: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - Jul 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2016
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2014
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Nov 2013
- Sudan: Flash Floods - Aug 2013
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2012
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The Qatar Charity Office in Khartoum has implemented a large number of water projects in many places of Sudan to put an end to the water problems in the country.
The implemented water projects, which include establishing water plants, drilling artesian and surface wells, and providing a drilling unit to dig deep wells, benefited hundreds of thousands of people.
By: Mohamed Gadine
A place that looks like school! But nothing to suggest something is going on there, even though the school year was at its peak. Students sneak surreptitiously without returning back. Silence hangs over the place and the specter of "hunger" surrounds “Ayad Abu Zeid” school in the southern countryside of Omdurman, 13 km west of the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.
In partnership with Mujaddidun charity, QC's office in Sudan implemented a "School Feeding" project during the school year 2016 - 2017 under the slogan " Hunger Free Society ". The project aimed at encouraging pupils to go to school, raising their academic achievement, improving their health conditions and addressing school dropout problem.
Central Darfur Governor: via its Charity organizations, Qatar has played a significant part in achieving peace, and providing humanitarian needs for the people of Darfur.
QC projects implemented in Darfur included the establishment of a handicapped rehabilitation center, clubs, a farmer’s market, and providing vehicles, carts, and water pumps.
The project provides clean drinking water for 24,000 people from several villages near the River Nile.
QC's main goals for establishing water plants are to improve the public health of poor communities and to control diseases resulting from polluted water.
The expertise of QC and Islamic Dawa Organization in the field of water will be made use of in other African countries.
The first phase of the Qatar Charity's health center in Khartoum North's Muzdalifah District has recently started. The center shall provide integrated health service for the people of the district and its neighboring areas and includes specialized units for maternal and child health. This is the latest project of Qatar Charity's Sudan whose activities implemented in 2014 were valued at approximately QAR 28.1 million (USD 7.7 million). More than 152,000 Sudanese in ten states in a wide array sectors benefited.
Qatar Charity has started a three-month project valued at USD 100,000 to assist 15,000 South Sudanese refugees. Food items, medical supplies as well as items ranging from blankets and mattresses to kitchen sets and tarpaulins will be provided to help these refugees face the latest difficult circumstances and critical humanitarian situations facing them.
Much of Qatar Charity's work in Sudan is focused on facilitating voluntary return in Darfur, through raising awareness and providing stability and rehabilitation of the villages of the displaced, providing basic services through income-generating projects that rebuild social cohesion and harmony. Among these projects, one focuses on the cultivation of 1500 acres of land that has directly benefited more than 1400 people in Darfur.
Qatar Charity's follow-up to the emergency relief it already provided in response to the August 2014 floods in Sudan's River Nile State has initially focused on education. Schools have been renovated and teacher-training courses provided in order to improve local education conditions, which were further strained as result of the floods. At a cost of QAR one million (USD 275,000), seven schools (including 21 classrooms and 40 toilets) were renovated to benefit 4,500 students in areas adjacent to Ad-Dahmir.
Qatar Charity, Qatar Red Crescent and the Organization of the Islamic Dawa have signed a tripartite agreement for the establishment of a water treatment plant in Sudan at a cost of approximately QAR 3 million (USD 820,000).
The agreement comes in response to efforts to utilize the organizations' collective expertise in addressing the gap in safe drinking water available in Sudan. Each partner shall provide one-third of the funding and Qatar Charity shall implement the project according to the specifications set out in the project document.
In early August 2014, Qatar Charity completed the distribution of QAR 500,000 (USD 137,000) worth of emergency relief aid to those affected by the widespread flooding that struck Sudan, destroying public facilities, infrastructure and leaving tens of thousands homeless.
QC’s projects in Sudan focus on facilitating voluntary return in Darfur, through raising awareness and providing stability and rehabilitation of the villages of the displaced, providing basic services through income-generating projects that rebuild social cohesion and harmony.
Qatar Charity's most recent effort included a farming project to bring back to cultivation 1500 acres of land that has directly benefited more than 1,400 people in Darfur.
A Qatar Charity (QC) delegation has recently inaugurated a number of development projects in Sudan. The projects include those in the fields of health, income-generation, housing and culture and the visit was made as part of periodic inspection of the countries in which QC operates.
al-Ka'bi: "We aim at securing stability, development and food security for the people of Darfur.
Qatar Charity has launched a massive project to improve the lives of affected people in Darfur at a cost of QR. 4 million. It covers all aspects of relief and contributes to food security and development of the southern and western provinces of the region. It is expected that some 65000 people will get benefit from this great project.
It is a multi-purpose project. The Qatari government contributed to half of its value, i.e.
Doha, July 30, 2009
Qatar Charity carried out several developmental projects in Darfur in Sudan.
Doha, Nov. 11th, 2008 - During Ramadan 1429 A.H., Qatar Charity carried out Iftaar (fast breaking) project in 19 countries outside the State of Qatar. Around 235159 families benefitted from this project which was carried out in the most needful countries. The Charity applied the most developed mechanisms and quality services. The total cost amounted to Q.R. 4.628.426.
The project demonstrated a noticeable increase (Q.R. 800.000) over the previous year. The increase rate of expenditures on this project reached 90% compared with Q.R.
Qatar Charity launched the Eastern Sudan Development Project to support sustainable development for the people of Eastern Sudan following the return of peace to the region. The project, made possible by a 63 million QAR grant from the State of Qatar, will link the Kassala region to Eritrea with a tarmac road - the first of its kind - and the construction of two villages with all basic social amenities for the residents, including a health unit, education facilities for boys and girls.