IHC News


IHC sends shipment of clothes to UNHCR camp in Ethiopia

Dubai - 27 November, 2012

In line with the International Humanitarian City's (IHC) mandate and objectives, more than 10,000 articles of clothing were donated by the IHC to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) camp in Ethiopia. The shipment was sent in response to the UNHCR and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) major clothing collection project titled "Giving is Winning". The National Olympic

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IHC, OCFA and UN OCHA Launched Workshop Training on Emergency Response

Dubai - 12 November, 2012

The International Humanitarian City (IHC), the UAE Office for the Coordination of Foreign Aid (OCFA) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), opened today a workshop on "Responding to Emergencies" at the IHC premises in Dubai. The training is being attended by personnel working in the field of humanitarian response from UAE donor and humanitarian orga

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IHC Sponsors the "Arab Humanitarian Journalism Award"

Dubai - 8 November, 2012

Dubai Press Club (DPC), which represents the General Secretariat of the Arab Journalism Award (AJA), signed today a memorandum of understanding with the International Humanitarian City (IHC), the largest depot for humanitarian aid. This agreement came within the framework of their partnership to support and enhance the humanitarian journalism that has been developed recently within the categories

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World Food Programme Awards HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein

Jordan - 18 October, 2012

The World Food Programme recently awarded UN Messenger of Peace and Chairperson of International Humanitarian City Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, the Humanitarian Leadership Award at the 4th Global Humanitarian Aviation Conference at the K

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Al Muntada Al Islamic's Shipment to Somalia took off from the IHC- Dubai

Dubai - 26 September, 2012

The International Humanitarian City (IHC), the biggest humanitarian hub for emergency response joined efforts with Al Muntada Al Islami, one of its valuable international humanitarian organizations to start launching the humanitarian aid program for delivering goods to Somalia. This humanitarian aid program started with a shipment that took off from Dubai to Somalia consisting of a variety of item

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IHC engaged in the Effective Partnership Conference in Kuwait

Kuwait - 17 September, 2012

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) Participated in the "Third Annual Conference on Effective Partnership and Information Management for Better Humanitarian Work" , which concluded its two days sessions on the 13th of September 2012 in Kuwait, this conference was organized by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in collaboration with the International Islamic Cha

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IHC and WAQF launched the First Arabic Course "Arabic for All"

Dubai - 11 September, 2012

As a translation of the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and the federal government's efforts to strengthen the national identity and enhancing the use of Arabic language, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) and in coordination with the WAQF Foundation launched the first course "Arabic for All" in the IHC. T

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WHD Celebrations

Dubai - 14 August, 2012

Under the patronage UN Messenger of Peace and Chairperson of the International Humanitarian City (IHC) HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the IHC, with the support of its partners and key Dubai organizations, will celebrate the United Nation's World Humanitarian Day in Dubai on Sunday, Au

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Introduction to the Humanitarian System Workshop

IHC, Dubai - 25 June, 2012

In line with the International Humanitarian City (IHC) mandate to facilitate coordination and collaboration among all aid providers, the IHC conducted a workshop "Introduction to the International Humanitarian System”" on June 14, 2012 in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). This initiative was launched in order to familiarize particip

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IHC awarded by the MOH

Dubai - 3 June, 2012

Under the patronage of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, UAE Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Chairperson of the International Humanitarian City, the UAE Ministry of Health celebrated the implementation of the UAE’s initiative to support safe usage of syringes in developing countries. The celebration was held at G

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