In line with its policy to support the local community, Qatar Steel presented a financial contribution to Qatar Red Crescent (QRC), in support of their program “6th disaster management training camp, which will be held under the patronage of H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Interior Minister, from 1 – 10 April, 2014, at Al Khor Marine Scout Camp.
On behalf of Qatar Steel management, Mr. Saud Mohammed Al Marri, Sales Manager handed over a check for the amount to Mr. Ahmed Al-Khulaifi, Head of PR Dept. at QRC.
Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Al-Marri said: “Qatar Steel’s support of the QRC’s program; disaster management training camp, emerges from our conviction to support the various humanitarian activities that would serve the community and contribute to its growth and development. Such support would contribute to the success of the efforts exerted by QRC to hold this humanitarian and social program, aiming at educating and training Qatari individuals, to deal with any unexpected circumstances, God forbid, such as earthquakes, floods, fires and serious accidents.”
Mr. Rashid Bin Saad Al Mohanadi, Head of the disaster management camp expressed his thanks and appreciation to Qatar Steel for taking this initiative. “Our partnership with Qatar Steel is old, and we have good business relationship with them, and for the time being QRC is providing ambulances and medical teams around the clock to Qatar Steel’s plants, in case of any emergency incidents and to quickly rescue the injured and moving them to the hospital, in addition to treating simple medical cases on the spot, and to ensure maintaining highest levels of security and safety to the best benefit of workers at Qatar Steel’s plants.
The sixth Disaster Management Training Camp will be held in coordination with several public and private sector companies and organizations, and it aims to promote a culture of alertness and preparedness to face any anticipated disasters in Qatar.
Every year, the disaster management camp attracts many partners and sponsors from various companies in Qatar; governmental and non-governmental. The event is expected to attract around 350 participants from Qatar and overseas, with a view to form trained and qualified community teams, who are qualified to respond to disaster and to give relief in the event of disasters, and to improve coordination with the concerned authorities and national companies in this regard, hoping to minimize the loss of lives and properties, and to help the community recover from the effects of disasters if they occur, God forbid.