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QRC eyes tellurian purpose in disaster response

By Salman Siddiqui

 The Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) strives to be means to respond to any disaster anywhere in a world,  secretary ubiquitous Saleh Ali M al-Muhanadi told Gulf Times.

The comparison QRC central was pity his vital prophesy in a backdrop of preparations being done for his organisation’s fifth disaster supervision stay that aims to be bigger than ever. 

“Our vital prophesy is to make QRC really clever and be means to respond to any disaster anywhere in a world. It is a large mandate, yes, though in Qatar we trust it is applicable since we have a subsidy from a supporters and donors…If we don’t have good ambitions, we will never strech anywhere,” he said.

Al-Muhanadi pronounced that discordant to renouned belief, this was not an picture building practice for Qatar. “Actually, we trust that this charitable work is partial of a duty, a enlightenment and a life. Qatari enlightenment is always about assisting a needy,” he said.

Also, he combined that God forbid, there was a need to respond to any emergency-like conditions in Qatar, a nation would be prepared with a pool of lerned people and volunteers to understanding with any crisis. 

“We are a charitable organization that works on many opposite areas underneath general law. One of a categorical objectives is to ready for disasters so that a proffer force can strengthen not usually themselves though also offer others.”

The QRC has about 200 crew during a categorical bureau and branches inside Qatar, and like other tellurian charitable organisations, it relies on volunteers. There are about 2,000 volunteers purebred with it inside Qatar while around 10,000 are purebred outward a country.

The QRC provides service work and disaster supervision to countries all over a world. At present, it is active in 46 countries, out of that they have permanent bases in 12 countries.

The QRC will organize a fifth disaster supervision stay for 2014 during Al Khor Marine Scout Camp underneath a clientele of HE a Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.

Around 300 trainees from polite institutions and supervision bodies in Qatar and member of a series of Arab inhabitant Red Crescent societies will attend in a stay that will start on Apr 1. Around 45 coaches will sight a participants for 10 days, out of that 6 days will embody hands-on training.

The trainees will be divided into 6 groups, any of that will be unprotected to disaster scenarios such as peep typhoons, floods, food poisoning and other disasters. They will also be taught how to make margin assessments, lift out interviews with influenced communities and ready disaster supervision plans.

“Our disaster stay is one of a biggest annual projects. This year some-more than 300 people will be trained, that is a outrageous boost from final year when we lerned around 200 in a identical camp,” a central added.

Capacity building is one of a inhabitant priorities of a Qatar National Vision 2030. The overarching objectives of a disaster supervision stay are to boost recognition of a Qatari multitude of a significance of disaster preparedness.




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