Doha, September 18 (QNA) – Under the directives of HH the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar provides a value of $46 million in relief aid for Syrian refugees, in which $16 million was provided during the holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr in response to the humanitarian needs of these refugees as part of Qatar’s relief campaign to alleviate the suffering of the Syrian refugee families in Lebanon.
The humanitarian aid included establishing a field hospital and providing a number of ambulances, medicines and medical equipment for an estimated 50,000 refugees in order to meet their medical and health needs.
The aid also included essential items of clothes, food and heating devices in addition to the construction of health facilities in order to alleviate the suffering of the Syrian refugees, especially with the approaching winter.
The campaign will also work towards securing housing for displaced Syrian families inhabiting public schools, especially with the start of the new school year.
The aid comes as part of Qatar’s commitment to stand by the brotherly Syrian people who live a human tragedy and to embody the meanings of brotherhood and solidarity between Qatari and Syrian peoples which imposed by the Arab and Islamic values. (QNA)