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800,000 Syrians to benefit from QC ‘Sham Deserves’ drive in 2nd phase

800,000 Syrians to benefit from QC
‘Sham Deserves’ drive in 2nd phase

Tribune News Network
Qatar Charity (QC) continues implementing the second phase of the ‘Sham Deserves’ campaign launched in cooperation with Qatar Media Corporation (QMC). The second phase, which consists of six multi-sector projects valued at QR50 million, is expected to benefit more than 800,000 displaced people in northern Syria.
QC managed to deliver 88 relief trucks to northern Syria in June 2020 and will continue to do so on a daily basis for three months. The relief aid consists of 3,000 shelter kits, 10,600 food baskets, 5,500 personal hygiene kits, 150 drinking water tank trucks and 150,000 litres of fuel for water stations. Some 340 relief trucks are also expected to be delivered.
Mohammed Wahi, director of QC’s regional office in Turkey, said: “We monitor the situation of the affected IDPs and identify their needs through the reports released by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), UN Clusters and partners active on the ground.”
He noted that actual plans for distribution and direct coordination with them are prepared accordingly.
During the current phase, the projects are under the implementation in the sectors of water, sanitation, shelter, health, food security and livelihoods. In this phase, QC will operate 13 water stations, provide 4,300 water reservoirs and distribute 20,500 shelter kits and 600 tents.
Besides, it will deliver 100 school caravans along with school supplies for the benefit of 2,500 students and make water and sanitation facilities available for 600 families, in addition to providing clean water tank trucks sufficient for 13,500 displaced families.
Some 31,500 food parcels will be distributed to 10,500 internally displaced families in northern Syria and bakeries will be operated to benefit 28,750 families.
QC will also provide medical aid, including equipment and consumables for medical laboratories and orthopaedics operations to benefit approximately 438,200 patients.
During the first phase of the ‘Sham Deserves’ campaign, QC implemented 32 urgent response projects, valued at QR33 million, benefiting 157,136 displaced families.