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Governor of Grande Comore
May 8th, 2017 ― Doha: The Governor of Grande Comore, H.E. Hassani Hamadi Mgomri, visited Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) with a diplomatic delegation, on the sidelines of his official visit to Doha. Governor of Grande Comore Visits QRCS May 8th, 2017 ― Doha: The Governor of Grande Comore, H.E. Hassani Hamadi Mgomri, visited Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) with a diplomatic delegation, on the sidelines of his official visit to Doha. The delegation was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser Al Thani, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment for Agricultural Affairs, Livestock, and Fisheries. They were received by Ali Hassan Al-Hammadi, Secretary-General of QRCS, Yousef Ahmed Al-Hammadi, Executive Director, Issa Mohamed Al Ishaq, Director of Communication, Dr. Fawzi Oussedik, Head of International Relations and International Humanitarian Law, and officials from the Relief and International Development Division. Mr. Al-Hammadi welcomed the guests and held talks about the humanitarian and social conditions in Grande Comore, which faces challenges of poverty, economic crisis, and inadequate services. Mr. Mgomri thanked QRCS for its effective humanitarian interventions in the Comoros, particularly in medical and food assistance. Highlighting the important role of QRCS in Africa, he called for further cooperation to improve the living standards in the country, with a promise to remove any difficulties that may face future humanitarian undertakings. Mr. Al-Hammadi hailed the proposed cooperation in light of QRCS's goals and scope of work, in the form of well-designed projects with formalized objectives, budgets, timeframes, and mechanisms. "We look forward to your support in facilitating our work in Grande Comore, to continue to serve the needy local communities there. Empowerment and sustainability are top priorities of QRCS's projects," he added. Over the 2010-2017 period, QRCS completed QR 2.3 million worth of relief and development projects, including the rehabilitation of furnishing of hospitals, assessment of humanitarian and social conditions in preparation for a five-year development plan, creation of a national ambulance system, capacity-building for local medics, relief of flood-affected families, and distribution of Ramadan food aid to poor families and people with special needs.