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Posted On: 23 March 2020 09:50 am
Updated On: 13 April 2020 06:25 am

Qatar Charity's volunteer program for COVID 19 receives great response

Sumaica Asad
Sumaica Asad
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Qatar Charity has launched an initiative called "#Volunteer_For_Qatar" to contribute to the efforts made by the state to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in alignments with the standards of the Ministry of Public Health and other relevant authorities in Qatar.

To date, the number of volunteers has reached 7,460, both citizens and residents.

The volunteer must be a Qatari citizen or a resident of the State of Qatar, at least 18 years old, and must be medically fit to perform the tasks assigned to them.

Qatar Charity called on those wishing to volunteer in its efforts to prevent coronavirus and contribute to curbing its spread to register through the link http://qch.qa/volunteer.

Several government bodies are contributing to Qatar Charity's voluntary in line with the state's plan to engage all institutions and organizations to curb the spread of coronavirus, as employees of the Public Works Authority through the "Ambassadors of Ashghal" program participated in these efforts by preparing food baskets.

Qatar Charity also cooperates with the Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs in implementing an awareness campaign for workers to urge them to comply with the precautionary measures against the coronavirus, as it has contributed by distributing a number of educational publications and videos to workers in several languages such as Urdu, Hindi, Tagalog and Sri Lankan.

Personal hygiene, preventive and nutritional requirements and awareness leaflets were distributed to more than 3,500 workers in the industrial area of Al Khor as well as Al Shamal and Al Shahaniya ranches, in addition to 500 workers in Al Wakra ranches to preserve worker health and prevent the spread of the virus.

Source: Qatar Charity