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QRCS-IRCS team assesses Kerala flood damage

QRCS-IRCS team assesses Kerala flood damage

A joint field team from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) has recently concluded their 12-day visit to the flood-affected areas of Kerala, aimed at assessing the damage caused by the calamity.

Humanitarian and charity bodies join hands to support flood-hit Kerala

Humanitarian and charity bodies join hands to support flood-hit Kerala

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the flood-affected communities in Kerala.

Generation Amazing coaches help in Kerala flood relief work

Generation Amazing coaches help in Kerala flood relief work

Generation Amazing ambassadors have been helping to support the disaster relief efforts in the Kerala state of India, after the area was devastated recently by severe flooding.

Indian forums to assist stranded Keralites to return to Qatar

Indian forums to assist stranded Keralites to return to Qatar

Several Indian community forums and organisations have assured support for Keralite expatriates affected by the devastating floods, in case they need any assistance to return to Qatar.

Indian forum to raise Rs100mn for relief works in Kerala, Karnataka

Indian forum to raise Rs100mn for relief works in Kerala, Karnataka

Indian Community Benevolent Forum ( ICBF), an apex body under Indian embassy, aims to raise a minimum of Rs100mn to support the flood affected areas in Kerala and Karnataka, it was announced Monday.

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

The monsoon, which lasts from June to September, causes widespread death and destruction across South Asia each year.

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Expatriates said they would forego all the celebrations to express solidarity with thousands of fellow Keralites who have lost their belongings and are forced to shift to relief shelters.

Ignored fishermen turn saviours in India floods

Ignored fishermen turn saviours in India floods

They carried their boats onto trucks to get there and braved the filthy, swirling waters before most other rescuers arrived. Now hundreds of fishermen are being hailed as the heroes of India's Kerala floods crisis.

More than a million people in India flood relief camps

More than a million people in India flood relief camps

More than one million people have packed relief camps to escape devastating monsoon floods that have killed more than 410 people in India's southwestern state of Kerala, officials said Tuesday.

Qatar Airways offers free transport of aid materials to Kerala

Qatar Airways offers free transport of aid materials to Kerala

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced its relief efforts to deliver urgent aid to Kerala following the devastating floods in the southern Indian state.

Amir grants $5mn as relief assistance to Kerala flood victims

Amir grants $5mn as relief assistance to Kerala flood victims

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued a directive to allocate $5mn in aid of those affected by the floods that recently hit the southern Indian state of Kerala, to help provide shelter to those who lost their homes as a result of the humanitarian crisis.

Emerging markets ‘more resilient’ to higher US rates now: QNB

Emerging markets ‘more resilient’ to higher US rates now: QNB

Emerging markets (EMs) are now “more resilient” to higher US rates than they were in 2013, thanks to the “significant” adjustments in currencies and external balances and the improved growth outlook, QNB has said in an economic commentary.