QRCS Distributes Adahi Meat Rations To Vulnerable People In 16 Countries

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula

Doha, Qatar: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded Adahi Project 2024 #UdhiyaIsBlessing, through its headquarters in Doha, foreign representation offices/missions, and partners in the target countries (Gaza, Jordan, Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Benin, Djibouti, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Niger, and Pakistan).

During Eid Al Adha, the personnel of QRCS and partner organisations had been undertaking the slaughter of sacrificial sheep and cows donated by the people of Qatar and distribution of their meat to thousands of beneficiaries at the Sharia-dictated time.

In Qatar, QRCS personnel distributed the meat of 803 heads of sacrificial sheep to approximately 1,200 families, or 5,800 beneficiaries, through the Central Al Wakra and Umm Salal Slaughterhouses on days three and four of Eid Al Adha.

Acting Director of Volunteering and Local Development Division at QRCS Moza Mohamed Al Kuwari said,“In pursuit of divine reward and inspired by our strategic slogan 'Saving lives and Preserving Dignity', QRCS provided sacrificial meat for vulnerable people, to bring happiness into their hearts. I would like to warmly thank the generous donors who contributed their Adahi through QRCS.”

Internationally, Adahi Project was implemented in 15 countries across Asia and Africa, in coordination with the host national societies.

In cooperation with Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), sacrificial goats were distributed to 80 families, or 560 beneficiaries, in eight flood-affected provinces, including Sindh, Punjab, and Balochistan. QRCS's representation office distributed 40 cows to 1,200 families, or 8,400 people, in four locations of Kabul, Afghanistan.

QRCS's representation office of QRCS worked with Jordan National Red Crescent Society (JNRCS) to distribute 250 parcels of sacrificial meat to 1,250 beneficiaries from Syrian refugees and local host community across the country.

As part of the ongoing relief support for Gaza, QRCS's office in Jordan worked with Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) to slaughter 4,400 sacrificial animals as phase 1 and get their meat canned, to be trucked into Gaza via humanitarian aid convoys. Totaling 100 tons, with a shelf life of one year, the canned meat will be distributed to over 26,400 beneficiaries. QRCS's office in Sudan distributed the meat of 134 cows, or 938 sacrificial meat parcels, to 2,700 displaced families at shelter centers in Red Sea and Kassala States. The distributions covered some disability care centers in Port Sudan, to share the joy of Eid with the inmates.

QRCS's representation office distributed the meat of 1,725 heads of sacrificial sheep to 6,900 families at internally displaced people (IDP) camps, including 4,500 families in Mogadishu (Banadir) and 2,400 families in Kismayo (Jubaland).

For the benefit of 32,760 people, QRCS's representation office concluded Adahi Project, with the number of sacrificial animals increased to 468 cows, or 3,276 sacrificial meat parcels.

In cooperation with Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), QRCS's representation office distributed the meat of 60 cows to 4,400 displaced families, or 22,000 beneficiaries, in several flood-affected provinces.

In cooperation with Red Crescent Society of Djibouti, sacrificial animal meat was distributed to 1,588 families, or 9,528 beneficiaries, in Arta, Dikhil, Yoboki, Tadjourah & Obock Districts. QRCS's office in Turkiye implemented Adahi Project in northern Syria, with 223 heads of sheep, or 12,427kg of meat, distributed to 2,107 displaced and local families.


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