(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula Online
DOHA: Revenues from restaurants at Katara and Aspire on Tuesday (January 15) will go to help Syrian refugees in the camps of Arsal, a Lebanese border town.
This wasannounced on Twitter byKatara Cultural VillageGeneral Manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti.
The restaurants participating in this charity cause areBurgeri, Chac'late, le Vesuvio, L'wzaar Seafood Market, Marsa Katara, Sukar Basha, Red Velvet, Sugar & Spice, Coffeeshop Company, Miogusto, Poffertjes, Ard Canaan, Chapati & Karak, Khan Farouk Tarab café and Kava.
Harsh winter conditions paralyzed life of Syrians as aid could not reach Lebanon's eastern border town after they escaped the civil war in their country.Thenumber of refugees is said to be around 60,000.
Meanwhile, under the supervision of the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities (RACA), Qatar Charity (QC) has launched ‘Arsal Relief' campaign to provide immediate assistance to Syrian refugees affected by snowstorms, frost and rain, targeting to raise QR20m, as a contribution to meet their basic needs by providing heating facilities, food and medicines.
This campaign was launched to urgently respond to the difficult humanitarian situation suffered by the Syrian refugees in the town of Arsal and other Lebanese areas, due to the Storm Norma, which hit Arsal last week.
The campaign also came amid expectations of similar storms from today.