More than 8 million Palestinian people have benefited from various relief and development projects and social welfare services implemented by Qatar Charity (QC) in the Gaza Strip during the last 10 years (2008-2018) to meet their basic needs amidst the ongoing humanitarian crisis and high rates of poverty and unemployment.
These projects and services have been a top priority for Qatar Charity, as they, directly and indirectly, benefited 800,000 individuals and families annually.
QC’s Office in Gaza
Qatar Charity (QC) has initiated the implementation of three emergency projects in the Gaza
Strip to provide adequate medical care to tens of thousands of wounded and patients and support the health sector of the region, which is under siege.
The first project involves providing the substances for hepatitis A virus testing to blood bank laboratories in the Gaza Strip. This aimed at ensuring that the donated blood units are safe and free of the virus.
Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), Qatar Charity (QC) and UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced a cooperation agreement to provide UNHCR with $8.8mn in financial support in order to offer basic services to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
The agreement targets life-saving projects, which are to be implemented by the end of 2018, such as disaster risk reduction and response programs in the Kutupalong refugee camp and basic needs and services for refugees in Bangladesh.
Qatar Charity and UNHCR have announced the launch of a joint donation campaign to reintegrate Somali refugees and internally displaced people into Somalia, and provide them with a better life.
Qatar Charity (QC) has started the distribution of dry food to more than 6,000 families affected by drought in Baidoa city of Somalia. Thousands of Somali families have been displaced from affected remote areas to nearby villages and towns, due to the drought, which has frequently occurred in the country over the last three years, because of the disruptions in the rainfall.