Qatar’s Red Crescent and The White Helmets to Increase Cooperation in Northern Syria


The Qatari Red Crescent signs a memorandum of understanding with the Syrian Civil Defense Organization (White Helmets) for cooperation in the humanitarian and medical fields in the northern Syrian regions.

The memorandum will establish bilateral cooperation in awareness-raising, shared public and administrative activities, non-technical surveys of local areas/communities to check risks of explosive remnants of war, infection control, supply of oxygen and personal protective equipment for medical facilities, and medical waste incineration.

Other areas of cooperation include training courses on agricultural crop protection, camp fire response, early search and rescue intervention, firefighting, response to earthquakes and natural disasters, safety and security protection, and international humanitarian law.

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