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Posted On: 10 April 2020 10:10 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:11 am

Amazing effort by Qatar Charity, Qatar Red Crescent amid COVID-19

Leena Chung
Leena Chung
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H.E. Lolwah Al Khater praised the efforts made by Qatar Charity, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRSC), and all those working for both institutions during these circumstances, adding that both parties have proven that they are responsible and did a tremendous job in such difficult circumstances.

Based on the reviews of some of the efforts, distribution of 43,000 food baskets, 94,000 hot meals, and 41,000 personal hygiene and sterilization bags, and extending the support for those in need for an additional three months. Also, they produced educational videos in four different languages and distributed 1,000 educational publications in nine languages. She added that there is continuous communication with various embassies, as Qatar Charity cooperates with 20 embassies in the country.

She noted that QRSC is making great efforts as well, including testing more than 78,000 individuals in the QRSC's various centers, in addition to the presence of 641 medical cadres of QRSC, 105 volunteers working in the field of sterilization, and 15,000 volunteers working in various fields.

H.E. Al Khater reviewed the efforts of sterilization from various authorities, headed by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, where 197 areas of the state's municipalities and 232 housing for migrant workers were sterilized.

Source: Press Conference with the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management
Cover Image: Qatar Charity