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.
February 17th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has sent a medical team to Dhaka, Bangladesh, to conduct the 12th edition of its annual cardiac catheterization programme for poor children with congenital heart problems.
This is the first of 23 medical missions planned by QRCS for 2018, including cardiac catheterization for children, open-heart surgery, eye camps, etc. These missions would cover 13 countries in Asia and Africa.
February 11th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched an expanded relief intervention for the Rohingya refugees who fled the violence in Rakhine, Myanmar, to Bangladesh.
The $500,000 project is funded by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD). It is aimed at meeting the urgent needs of refugees in Cox's Bazar City, by covering the sectors of shelter, food and nonfood items, and water and sanitation.
Till the end of January 2018, a total of 18,761 families (112,566 people) have been reached out with the following services:
February 10th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has handed over 650 housing units to homeless families in the Municipality of Santa Fe, Leyte Province, the Philippines. This ushered in the end of Phase II of a comprehensive development programme in the regions hit by the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan. Done in cooperation with the Philippine Red Cross, the undertaking consumed a budget of $ 2,256,209 (or nearly QR 8.2 million).
February 3rd, 2018 ― Doha: Under its Warm Winter 2017-2018 campaign, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has initiated a winterization relief project in Afghanistan.
At a total cost of $160,000 (QR 584,000), the project is aimed at alleviating the suffering of the needy and displaced in the face of the cold winter. To that end, winterization aid will be delivered for 1,500 families (7,500 people) in three provinces.
January 24th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Lebanon has intervened to help the Syrian families affected by the snowstorm that hit the country on Wednesday.
The snow accumulated and damaged some Syrian refugee camps in Arsal Town, Al-Bekaa Governorate.
Prior to the blizzard, QRCS had already begun to construct a flood control channel, which helped protect many camps against the risk of sweeping floods, as was the case in the past.
The scope of Work :
As part of the Syria Response program, QRC seeks a Secondary Health Care Coordinator to provide managerial and technical expertise, knowledge for a Secondary healthcare program. Also, to reduce morbidity and mortality in vulnerable displaced and host populations through the provision of emergency healthcare, and maternal, child health and traumatic services as well.
Duties & Responsibilities :
( Strategic )