Palestinian government bodies praise Qatar Charity's relief aid
Palestinian government bodies praised the efforts of Qatar Charity (QC) in supporting the Palestinian people, implementing humanitarian projects for their benefit, and extending a helping hand to them to alleviate their suffering and rebuild their lives anew. Mr. Louay Al-Madhoun, Commissioner-General of the Ministry of Social Development-Gaza appreciated Qatar Charity’s efforts to support Palestinian society. Al-Madhoun stated that these relief projects and humanitarian aid implemented by Qatar Charity for the affected and low-income families during the last three years are the results of strategic cooperation and a real partnership between Qatar Charity and the Ministry of Social Development. He also expressed his delight with this cooperation, emphasizing its continuation to support the steadfastness of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.Over the past three years, Qatar. The charity has implemented 68 relief projects worth nearly $ USD 2.6 million, benefiting more than 704,000 people, who make up 35% of the total population of the Gaza Strip, where 2 million people live. These projects included food, safe drinking water, and shelter for crisis-hit and low-income families.Qatar Charity has recently allocated. US$5 million within the framework of its ‘Help Palestine’ drive to provide relief aid for the affected and the displaced in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Jerusalem. The assistance included food packages, health services, personal hygiene kits to prevent the coronavirus, and medical aids and equipment for the health centers and hospitals. The field teams of Qatar Charity are continuing their efforts to meet the needs of thousands of families affected by the recent crisis. It is worth noting that Qatar. Charity opened its office in Palestine in 1996 to provide humanitarian aid and contribute to improve the living conditions of the Palestinian people. Qatar Charity has sponsored more than 21,000 persons, including low-income families, orphans, students and people with special needs, in 16 governorates of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.