Turkey wildfires and flooding: QRCS, AFAD sign $30 bn deal Oct 21, 2021 0 0 12345 Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) signed on Wednesday a partnership agreement with Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) to respond to the recent wildfires and flooding across the country, with a total budget of $30 million.Under the two-year agreement, several activities will be carried out, such as reconstruction of affected residential areas, compensation for the losses of the public (such as agricultural crops, commercial facilities, vehicles, and other private property), and cash and in-kind aid for affected families.These activities are estimated to benefit 247,000 persons in 25 districts across five provinces. The agreement also involves exchange of experience and capacity-building in terms of systems of disaster information management, early warning, communication and technology in emergencies, and risk management or reduction. RELATED ARTICLES Amir appoints new CEO for Qatar Media Corporation Oct 21, 2021 0 0 Basic insurance plan will be same for every expat: Official Oct 21, 2021 0 0 PM shares photo of newly-reshuffled Cabinet Oct 21, 2021 0 0 Health insurance must for expats and visitors in six months: MoPH QNA Doha The healthcare services law issued by HH the Amir on Tuesday would make health insurance mandatory for expatriates and visitors when it comes into force in six months, the Ministry of Public Health confirmed .. PM welcomes new ministers in 1st Cabinet meeting after reshuffle QNA Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani welcomed the 13 ministers at the weekly Cabinet meeting held at the Amiri Diwan on Wednesday. The ministers took oath on .. HMC’s Sealine Medical Clinic opens today with start of camping season Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will open its medical clinic in the Sealine area of Qatar on Thursday (October 21) at 3pm. The Sealine Medical Clinic has been operating during the winter camping season for the last 12 ..