Qatar Charity signs three agreements for humanitarian projects in Sudan

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-language: AR-QA;">Qatar Charity (QC) signed a cooperation agreement with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) for the </span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">integrated humanitarian response for vulnerable communities in the Blue Nile State of Sudan, in </span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-language: AR-QA;">the presence of</span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi; color: black; mso-color-alt: windowtext; background: white;"> HE Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Sada, ambassador of Qatar to Sudan. Besides, Qatar Charity </span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-language: AR-QA;">signed two technical agreements with the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) to implement projects in the field of water and education in the country.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">Qatar Charity, through the agreement signed with IRC, is keen to support the health system and provide integrated services to the vulnerable communities most affected by conflict in the Blue Nile State.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">Mr. Mana Al-Ansari, Field offices Affairs Department Manager at Qatar Charity, </span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">emphasized that these development projects give the beneficiaries the strength to rise again, which is what Qatar Charity aims to do, indicating its constant readiness to assist international organizations in such important projects. He also said Qatar Charity attaches significant attention to water and sanitation programs.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">Ms. </span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">Eatizaz Yousif, the IRC Sudan Country Manager, praised the partnership with Qatar Charity. She said that it is a good start for other partnerships to cover wider regions in Sudan and enable IRC to provide and develop services in the fields of health, water and sanitation, rehabilitation, and the improvement of conditions in the region. She noted that Qatar Charity's funding will help provide a mobile clinic that will support the health team in the region to speed up the provision of services to the communities most in need.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">The technical agreement signed by Qatar Charity with the Humanitarian Aid Commission in Khartoum includes the drilling of 17 water wells in the areas that suffer most from thirst in South Kordofan State. The second technical agreement relates to the safe return to school project, which contains the construction of 25 educational facilities and 100 units and a project in the field of water and sanitation, in addition to providing school bags and aids for students, and 89 coolers to provide drinking water in the targeted schools.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">For his part, Dr. Najm Al-Din Moussa, Sudan humanitarian aid commissioner, praised Qatar Charity's great support in the humanitarian and development sectors, noting that that they are in the process of implementing large projects with Qatar Charity during the next stage.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">Mr. Mana Al-Ansari, Field offices Affairs Department Manager at Qatar Charity, </span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-bidi; mso-bidi-theme-font: major-bidi;">reviewed, during his recent visit to Sudan, the progress of work on many development and humanitarian projects implemented by Qatar Charity in the fields of health, education, water, and sanitation, including the Taiba Educational City for orphans and Al-Attiyah Hospital in Omdurman, which is expected to be completed before the end of this year<span lang="AR-SA" dir="RTL">.</span><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p>