Gulf Times - humanitarian-aid
QFFD and QRCS aid Libya’s medical sector

QFFD and QRCS aid Libya’s medical sector

QFFD and QRCS launched an intervention to support the city's almost failing medical sector, which serves a population of no less than 50,000 people.

Qatar Charity’s relief reaches 700 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Qatar Charity’s relief reaches 700 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The aid included sheltering items, heating requirements and food. It was aimed at urgently compensating those affected by the fire and alleviating their suffering under the framework of QC’s ‘Affected by Winter’ campaign.

UN Security Council meets to shore up Syria ceasefire

UN Security Council meets to shore up Syria ceasefire

France and Britain requested the urgent meeting as the Syrian government sent militias as reinforcements to the rebel enclave and heavy airstrikes battered key towns.

UN aid workers return to Yemen on flights to Sanaa: UN

UN aid workers return to Yemen on flights to Sanaa: UN

Humanitarian aid workers arrived in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Saturday, after a nearly three week blockade by the Saudi-led military coalition, an official at the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said.

Qatar has fulfilled most of Syrian aid pledges: FM

Qatar has fulfilled most of Syrian aid pledges: FM

The Foreign Minister said that raising funds and aid is of no use, unless aid is delivered to the right beneficiaries.

Bangladesh minister speaks of 'genocide' in Rakhine state

Bangladesh minister speaks of 'genocide' in Rakhine state

A.H. Mahmood Ali met Western and Arab diplomats and the heads of UN agencies based in Bangladesh to seek support for a political solution and humanitarian aid for the Rohingya.

Katara continues its relief efforts to Somalia

Katara continues its relief efforts to Somalia

Katara - the Cultural Village Foundation has announced that it is continuing its efforts, in collaboration with Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), to support the ongoing relief campaign in aid of families in need in Somalia.

Russia says ready for Aleppo 'humanitarian pause'

Russia says ready for Aleppo 'humanitarian pause'

Russia said on Thursday it was ready to halt fire for 48-hour periods in Aleppo from next week, following UN calls to extend humanitarian pauses to deliver aid.

Russia rejects longer Aleppo ceasefire, hints at joint action with US

Russia rejects longer Aleppo ceasefire, hints at joint action with US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday rejected his German counterpart's call for a ceasefire longer than the current three hours daily to allow humanitarian aid into the Syrian city of Aleppo.

UN to ask Syria to approve air drops of aid

UN to ask Syria to approve air drops of aid

The United Nations will ask the Syrian government on Sunday to approve air drops and air lifts of humanitarian aid to besieged areas, UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council, according to diplomats in the closed door meeting on Friday.

EU to call for emergency humanitarian aid to Greece

EU to call for emergency humanitarian aid to Greece

The European Union is proposing increased humanitarian aid for Greece, where more than 20,000 refugees and migrants are stuck after borders were tightened along the Balkans preventing them from trekking north to wealthier parts of Europe.

Emir holds talks with French president

Emir holds talks with French president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and French President Francois Hollande discussed the developments in the Middle East, especially the war in Syria.