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On Amir's directives, aid sent to Ukraine, Moldova and Ethiopia

On Amir's directives, aid sent to Ukraine, Moldova and Ethiopia

In implementation of the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, shipments of urgent medical aid — provided by Qatar through the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) ...

Qatar sends urgent medical aid to Kazakhstan

Qatar sends urgent medical aid to Kazakhstan

Under the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar - represented by the Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) - on Thursday sent a shipment of urgent medical assistance to Kazakhstan.

Virtual mega-concert featuring Stones, Swift celebrates health workers

Virtual mega-concert featuring Stones, Swift celebrates health workers

A virtual concert packed with A-listers -- from The Rolling Stones to Taylor Swift to Billie Eilish -- entertained fans around the world with a show celebrating health workers, as billions shelter at home due to coronavirus.

Zakat Fund gives aid worth over QR29mn in March

Zakat Fund gives aid worth over QR29mn in March

The Zakat Fund of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has extended assistance worth QR29,225,852 to eligible families registered with it in March 2020.

QIB launches a deposit only card to aid corporates, SMEs

QIB launches a deposit only card to aid corporates, SMEs

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has launched a new corporate “Deposit-Only Card” as part its continuous efforts to encourage customers to use digital channels when completing all their banking transactions.

First batch of medical aid sent to Iran

First batch of medical aid sent to Iran

Upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has sent the first batch of urgent medical assistance to Iran ...

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were trampled to death on Monday in a stampede for food and money for refugees in southeast Niger, sources said.

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

Ethiopia will receive $2.9 billion in a three-year aid package to help economic reform, the International Monetary Fund has confirmed.

UN launches $29 bn emergency funding appeal

UN launches $29 bn emergency funding appeal

The UN launched a humanitarian appeal for nearly $29 billion on Wednesday as climate change and increasingly protracted conflicts put tens of millions of people in urgent need of aid.

Qatar pledges $63mn aid to UN in 2020

Qatar pledges $63mn aid to UN in 2020

Qatar has pledged $62.780mn in voluntary contributions to core resources of a number of United Nations (UN) agencies, departments and programmes in 2020 ...

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Following the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar has sent more aid to the people affected by floods in Somalia.

QRCS distributes aid to displaced families in Afghanistan

QRCS distributes aid to displaced families in Afghanistan

Under the Warm Winter project for 2018-2019, Qatar Red Crescent Society’s (QRCS) mission in Afghanistan has distributed winterisation and food aid to 4,125 displaced families in three Afghan provinces.