Qatar Charity helps rebuild Lombok, Indonesia – Indonesia
Qatar Charity (QC) has announced its intention to help rebuild a village in Lombok, Indonesia, which was hit by the earthquake and tsunami that hit the region a few months ago. The reconstruction of the village will be carried out with funding from the Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD).
Qatar Charity will rebuild 180 houses, two schools as well as the construction of new units, a multipurpose hall, two clinics, one for women and one for children, in Lombok, at a total cost of more than QR 9 million.
Qatar Charity also distributed emergency aid to families affected by the tsunami, with the support of the people of Qatar.
The aid, which came with the support of the people of Qatar, included 25 tons of food and non-food items, benefiting 6,000 tsunami-affected families in Pandeglang districts in Banten province.
Qatar Charity has provided emergency aid in recent months in Lombok. The first batch of aid included a variety of food for nearly 1,800 affected families with around 10,000 people, in addition to providing water purification equipment. About 1,200 families benefited from the second aid package, which included food and clothing.
Previously, Qatar Charity carried out several development projects in the island of Lombok during the period 2012-2016 in the fields of water, sanitation and social housing. It drilled 270 wells and built 32 apartments for the poor and low-income people.