Established in 2003, the branch of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Al-Khor City serves as an integrated hub for social and development services in the Al-Shamal region. Through its close ties with different government institutions and civil society organizations there, the branch maintains a wide range of services and activities, capitalizing on the available resources and capacities to ensure maximized benefits for the public.
The branch undertakes a long list of activities, such as holding educational lectures on different medical, religious, and family-related issues; organizing training courses on disaster management, first aid, and volunteerism; distributing awareness printouts and publications; taking part in cultural, social, and recreational exhibitions and events organized by other institutions; assigning ambulance vehicles and medical workers to medically cover different public events; and many other services and activities that enrich the community life in the best interest of Al-Khor and neighboring areas.
Targeting all segments of society of both sexes, with a special focus on the youth, including school students and members of youth and girl centers, the Al-Khor Branch utilizes its long experience to help such institutions perform their educative and social roles and provide the young generations with all the tools of leadership and innovation necessary to drive the Qatari society forward.
QRCS – Al-Khor has all the departments and staffing (medical, social, financial, and administrative) required for independent operation, in full cooperation with and support from the Doha headquarters. Adopting the slogan of 'Partners in Social Responsibility', the branch serves the people of Al-Khor and Al-Shamal region at large with utmost dedication to their social, medical, and educational welfare.
11th 863 St., District 74
Near to Al-Sultan Hotel
Statistics of 2017 reveal a total of 38,456 beneficiaries of community service programs and 24 beneficiaries of health, socioeconomic, and academic empowerment programs, at total costs of QR 1,623,800 and QR 191,485, respectively.
The branch took part in the organization of the 7th Disaster Management Camp, held at the Marine Scout Camp in Al-Khor and Ras Laffan Emergency and Safety College, under the patronage of H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Sponsored by the Social and Sport Contribution Fund (DAAM), the 10-day event was coordinated with government bodies and NGOs. It was attended by 350 trainees, including 250 from Qatar and 100 from 17 National Societies, as well as 45 trainers. The Humanitarian Tent received 581 visitors from different walks of life.