Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) representative mission in Sudan has completed the implementation of the first phase of the urgent humanitarian response after the flood disaster that hit 16 Sudanese states.
The QRCS said in a statement, that this phase, which was implemented in cooperation with its Sudanese counterpart, included the distribution of non-food relief packages. The aid included shelter materials, water conservation, floor mats, etc., benefiting 735 families, including 3,675 people from the affected areas, north of the capital Khartoum.
Residents of the districts expressed their happiness with this assistance and expressed their thanks and gratitude to Qatar and QRCS team for the continued support to the people of Sudan.
The Director of the Sudanese Red Crescent branch in Khartoum State praised the charitable and developmental role played by the QRCS through its various projects in the Sudanese states.
For his part, the head of the QRCS mission in Sudan, said that this relief assistance is only a first batch and the beginning of more emergency interventions, as the coming weeks will see the continuation of the distribution of relief materials to the affected people in other Sudanese states, after the completion of plans and assessment of needs in the rest of the regions affected by the disaster.
The QRCS is one of the first international humanitarian organizations to help the victims of the floods in Sudan, when its disaster operations section immediately started to gather information, coordinate with relevant authorities in Sudan, and directed responses through its mission in Sudan.
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