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QRCS, OCHA support life-saving therapeutic nutrition in Syria

QRCS, OCHA support life-saving therapeutic nutrition in Syria

With funding from United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has commenced the execution phase ...

Qatar participates in virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Lebanon

Qatar participates in virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Lebanon

Qatar took part in a virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Lebanon, held by the United Nations Office for Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

QRCS, OCHA provide shelter for displaced Yemenis

QRCS, OCHA provide shelter for displaced Yemenis

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has said it is further meeting the needs of those affected by the conflict in Yemen, by securing shelter requirements and nonfood items (NFIs) ...

Qatar Charity, OCHA to provide water and sanitation services in northern Syria

Qatar Charity, OCHA to provide water and sanitation services in northern Syria

Qatar Charity (QC) has signed a co-operation and partnership agreement with the United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Turkey ...

Qatar Charity inks pacts with international organisations to fight Covid-19

Qatar Charity inks pacts with international organisations to fight Covid-19

Qatar Charity (QC), since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, has signed various co-operation agreements with several international organisations, including the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef)

Amir issues Decree allowing OCHA presence in Doha

Amir issues Decree allowing OCHA presence in Doha

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, on Wednesday issued Decree No. 2 for 2020 to ratify terms of reference between the United Nations ...

Over 230,000 people flee Idlib in two-week Russian-backed offensive - UN

Over 230,000 people flee Idlib in two-week Russian-backed offensive - UN

The United Nations said 235,000 civilians had fled their homes in rebel-held northwestern Syria during a Russian-backed campaign of air strikes and shelling this month.

UN hails Qatar's support for humanitarian response

UN hails Qatar's support for humanitarian response

The Permanent Mission of Qatar in Geneva has opened the induction course on the International Humanitarian System organised by Qatar and the United Nations Office

Escalation in Syria's Idlib displaces nearly 140,000: UN

Escalation in Syria's Idlib displaces nearly 140,000: UN

Fighting in northwestern Syria has displaced nearly 140,000 people since February, the UN said on Wednesday, as the regime and its ally Russia have stepped up their bombardment.

Disease claims dozens trying to flee IS-controlled area in Syria

Disease claims dozens trying to flee IS-controlled area in Syria

Disease and harsh conditions have claimed the lives of about 90 people - two-thirds of them children under the age of 5 - who wanted to reach a refugee camp in north-eastern Syria, a UN agency reported on Tuesday.

Flash floods in Afghanistan kill at least 20

Flash floods in Afghanistan kill at least 20

At least 20 people including children were killed in southern Afghanistan by flash floods that engulfed up to 2,000 homes and swept away cars, the UN agency coordinating relief efforts said on Saturday.

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said Saturday.