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Posted On: 13 February 2023 06:00 am
Updated On: 13 February 2023 03:38 pm

Disaster Management Camp 2023

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Event Details:

Location: Coastal Camp, Al Khor City
Date: 21 February 2023 - 2 March 2023
Time: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
  • By invitation only - .QR
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Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) seeks to build the capacity of society members, who constitute much of its resources and power.


  • Recruit young talent and develop their experience and skills.
  • Build up a well-trained base of volunteers who are qualified in disaster response and relief.
  • Enhance coordination with the concerned organizations and authorities.
  • Help society to recover from any future disasters.
  • Minimize casualties and property losses by being ready in advance at all times.


  • Duration: 10 days
  • Number of Trainers: 40
  • Number of Trainees: 300 participants, including:
    • Representatives of Qatari government bodies and NGOs
    • QRCS volunteers trained in disaster management
    • Representatives of friendly National Societies and relief agencies​

As the only Arabic-speaking specialized training of its kind, DMC is eagerly awaited by many national and international government organizations and NGOs. It is usually hosted by the Marine Scouts Camp in Al-Khor. Every year, it is attended by an average of 300 trainees, including representatives of government organizations and NGOs in Qatar, along with volunteers from Arab National Societies and QRCS. They are supervised by a group of expert disaster management trainers.

Registration for the Ninth Disaster Management Camp:

Note: It's not open to the public, the camp is just for the people with invitations from inside or outside of Qatar, also for the volunteers registered with QRCS, people can register as volunteers and participate in the next camp next year if they want.

This field training is part of a year-round disaster management training program aimed at raising public awareness of the risks of disasters and how to face them. To that end, it tries to create a cadre of volunteers with the necessary know-how to deal with disasters under global standards, to be deployed at times of emergency.

To know more about the camp, please check out the Qatar Red Crescent Society's website.

Please note: The location is to be confirmed. (To be updated)

Source and image credit: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS)