Qatar sends urgent aid to the Philippines Dec 04, 2020 0 1628 12345 QNADohaUpon the directives of His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar on Thursday sent urgent medical aid to support the victims of the Vamco Typhoon that hit the Philippines.Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), in cooperation with the Amiri Air Force, transported the aid through an air bridge to reach the victims.The aid includes 40 tonnes of food and non-food products, in addition to camping equipment such as tents, water, sanitation, electricity generators, and rescue boats.Director-General of QFFD Khalifa bin Jassem Al Kuwari said the aid was part of Qatar’s continued efforts in aiding friends in the Philippines.Al Kuwari stressed that Qatar moved with urgency to the aid of the victims in the Philippines. He said the quick engagement of the wise leadership with the disaster reflected the commitment of Qatar to alleviating suffering and enhancing international efforts in the field of emergency aid.The aid will be carried out with strategic partners Qatar Charity and Qatar Red Crescent. Qatar Red Crescent, in coordination with the Philippines Red Cross, will ensure the quick delivery of aid needed by the victims of the typhoon. Qatar Charity will focus on food security by providing food baskets. RELATED ARTICLES Qatar wins global praise for playing key role in Afghan peace process Dec 04, 2020 0 2775 Qatar disburses aid to Gaza families Dec 04, 2020 0 1498 Qatar 2022 will be the most accessible World Cup ever, affirms Thawadi Dec 04, 2020 0 1333 Amir condoles with French president His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday sent a cable of condolences to President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron on the death of former French President Valery Giscard .. Cold spell likely from Sunday A cold spell is set to sweep the country next week with the minimum temperature likely to drop to less than 13 degree Celsius in the southern and outer regions. “The weather maps indicate that the country’s atmosphere will .. Qatar-EU trade volume reaches $7 billion Minister of Commerce and Industry HE Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari said on Thursday that the trade volume between Qatar and EU members reached $7 billion in the first nine months 0f 2020, representing more than 12 percent of .. Qatar reaffirms two-state solution to resolve the Palestinian issue QNA New York Qatar has reaffirmed the peaceful settlement of the Palestine cause through negotiations between the two parties on the basis of the agreed references, the resolutions of the international legitimacy, the ..