QRCS personnel in Syria have distributed more than 13,500 winterisation clothing kits for adults and children so far.
Pegged at $160,000 (QR584,000), the project is aimed at alleviating the suffering of the needy and displaced people by distributing winterisation aid to 1,500 families (7,500 people) in three provinces.
HMC's Dr Rafael Consunji explained that electrical burns and fires are more likely to happen with the incorrect use of electrical appliances for heating, while scald burns most often happen when bathing or cooking with hot liquids.
A significant drop in temperature is expected in the country next week, the Qatar Met department has said.
The diverse tourism offerings in Qatar are attracting more foreign tourists this winter, from cultural and historical visits to desert safari adventures, a number of tour operators have said.
Winter could bring death to asylum seekers stranded on crowded Greek islands with only summer tents for shelter, aid groups said on Wednesday, urging a mass relocation to the mainland.
British athletes are hoping for their best-ever Winter Olympics medal haul in Pyeongchang next February after matching their previous record of four last time around in Sochi.
The Chinese capital was on the second-highest orange smog alert in the depth of winter on Tuesday as city officials said the air quality was improving overall, citing data for the whole of last year.
Heart attacks could be more during winter, a senior consultant at Hamad Medical Corporation has cautioned while advising residents to safeguard themselves against common illnesses that usually occur during winter months.