QRCS launches QR50 million fundraising for Beirut relief Aug 07, 2020 0 16168 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched a fundraising campaign to help alleviate the sufferings of the people of Beirut, Lebanon, following the deadly blast.The campaign titled “Heart for Lebanon” aims to raise a total of QR50 million that will be used to provide medical and food aid, emergency shelter, and other humanitarian support for 300,000 affected people.A group from QRCS’ representation mission in Lebanon accompanied colleagues from the Lebanese Red Cross in a field visit to gather information and assess the needs of the affected people. The campaign was launched after QRCS got an approval from the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities (RACA).The relief plans are as follows: Immediate response: Food aid, makeshift shelters, and support of health facilities for the benefit of 55,000 people. Medium-term response: Monthly food provisions, cash aid, and restoration of damaged homes for the benefit of 25,000 people. Recovery and capacity-building: Enhancement of health services, development of medical skills, and awareness raising for the benefit of 300,000 people.Everyone is invited to contribute to this humanitarian campaign by donating via QRCS’ website (www.qrcs.org.qa), donor service line (66666364), or home collector service (33998898). RELATED ARTICLES Amir congratulates Bolivia president Aug 07, 2020 0 4261 Lebanon lauds Qatar for rushing medical aid after Beirut blast Aug 07, 2020 0 8393 NMoQ lights up in solidarity with Lebanon Aug 07, 2020 0 1352 Qatar Airways resumes flights to two additional African destinations Qatar Airways has announced the resumption of services to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) - Nairobi, Kenya with 14 weekly flights and to Kigali International Airport (KGL) - Kigali, Rwanda with three weekly .. Lebanese nationals holding Qatari RPs will be given priority for return: GCO Tribune News Network Doha Following the directives of Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Lebanese holders of Qatar Residency Permits (RPs) who are currently in .. COVID-19 recoveries jump by 292 to reach 108,831 Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Thursday reported 287 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in its daily report. In the past 24 hours, 292 more people recovered from the virus, .. Special coverage of donation campaign for Beirut blast victims Stay tuned to Qatar TV for special coverage of a donation campaign for the Beirut blast victims on Friday and Saturday from 9 pm until 11 pm. COVID-19: Residents stuck outside Qatar exempted from fees owing to RP expiry The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said residents who are outside the country due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are exempted from fees resulting from the expiry of their residence permits or exceeding six .. Amir congratulates Governor-General of Jamaica QNA Doha His Highness The Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday sent a cable of congratulations to Governor-General of Jamaica Patrick Linton Allen on the anniversary of his country’s ..