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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.

India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power and others were struggling to access food, water and medicines a week after a powerful cyclone hit India's eastern state of Odisha ...

Qatar-funded programme to aid Houston students still recovering from Harvey

Qatar-funded programme to aid Houston students still recovering from Harvey

About 280 students within the University of Houston System were forced to fully withdraw from classes and about 880 had to partially withdraw after Hurricane Harvey swept through areas of Southeast Texas ...

QFFD provides aid to Mozambique cyclone victims

QFFD provides aid to Mozambique cyclone victims

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) announced the provision of an urgent humanitarian assistance to 100,000 cyclone victims in Mozambique ...

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

The UN said Tuesday it had finally reached vital food aid warehouses on Yemen's frontlines as it scrambled to raise $4.2 billion to provide desperately needed assistance in the war-torn country.

QFFD, Qatar Charity sign pact on aid for Syrians

QFFD, Qatar Charity sign pact on aid for Syrians

Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) signed on Wednesday a grant agreement with Qatar Charity (QC) to address the humanitarian situation of Syrians within their country and in Lebanon in 2019.

In push for stability, France gives 30-million-euro aid to Gambia

In push for stability, France gives 30-million-euro aid to Gambia

France gave 30 million euros ($34 million) of aid to Gambia on Monday as part of efforts to support its democratic transition and ensure stability in a region Paris deems vital to its interests.

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia $1 bn in loans

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia $1 bn in loans

The World Bank on Sunday announced funding of up to $1 billion for Indonesia after it was rocked by a string of recent disasters, including a deadly earthquake-tsunami that killed thousands.

QFFD announces $150mn aid to ease crisis in Gaza

QFFD announces $150mn aid to ease crisis in Gaza

Upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has announced $150mn in emergency aid ...

Indonesia VP thanks Amir for tsunami aid

Indonesia VP thanks Amir for tsunami aid

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla expressed thanks and appreciation to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami ...

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island and prepared to bury some of the more than 800 dead ...

Progress in North Korea but long road ahead: UN aid chief

Progress in North Korea but long road ahead: UN aid chief

North Korea has made ‘lots of progress’ in providing food and medical services to its people in recent years but the impoverished state still has a long, tough road ahead, the UN humanitarian chief said Thursday.