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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16 Oct 2017 description
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October 16th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has initiated a new project to support the government-run Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza Strip, at a total cost of $284,000 (QR 1,025,920).

In coordination with the Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH), QRCS's mission in Gaza is implementing a plan to renovate and develop the Coronary Care Unit (CCU), giving a much-needed help for cardiac patients in the enclave.

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October 14th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) relief delegation to the Republic of Nepal has completed the first phase of quick response to the recent floods and landslides in the country.

The intervention was funded by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and supervised by the Qatari embassy in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.

At a press conference held by H.E. Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Nepal, Yousef Ahmed Al-Hail, QRCS's team gave an overview of the organization's humanitarian achievements in Nepal since 2013.

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October 9th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is working to enhance the medical sector in Mosul, Iraq, with funding from Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

QRCS's medics have completed the project of operating a field hospital in Hamam Al-Alil, a town south of Mosul, which offered all medical services for the Iraqis displaced from eastern districts due to the military operations.

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October 8th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) Mission in the Philippines have recently initiated a new project to rehabilitate the houses affected by the earthquake that rattled the City of Surigao at the north-easternmost tip of Mindanao, southern Philippines, early this year.

The $40,000 project would benefit 117 poor families whose houses were totally damaged in February's earthquake.

In the wake of the disaster, a team of QRCS's Mission visited Surigao to assess the needs in cooperation with the local partner.

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October 2nd, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has provided urgent shelter and nonfood aid for 1000 Rohingya families displaced from Myanmar to Bangladesh, at a total cost of $100,000.

QRCS's relief team deployed to Bangladesh have conducted field assessment visits to the refugee camps along the Myanmar-Bangladesh borders, to collect up-to-date information about the living conditions and life-saving needs.