IHC News


HBMSU, IHC discuss cooperation

Dubai - 15 September, 2014

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has discussed with Shaima Al Zarouni, Chief Executive Officer of International Humanitarian City (IHC), ways to enhance the bilateral relations and joint cooperation in all future fields.They also tackled the University's vision to strengthen the culture of innovation, creativity and scientific research through sma

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Mohammed bin Rashid receives UN delegation

Dubai - 11 September, 2014

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received today in attendance of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, a UN delegation comprising Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and Pierre Krahenbuhl, Commissioner-General of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refug

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IACAD Signs MoU with IHC

Dubai, UAE - 31 August, 2014

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) in Dubai and the International Humanitarian City (IHC) to develop the mechanism and guidelines for local fundraising and humanitarian campaigns, and ensure charitable activities in Dubai are supervised in line with the rules and regulations of the emirate.The MoU was signed by Executiv

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Dubai Hosts the World Humanitarian Day Walk in the World’s Largest Mall

Dubai, UAE - 20 August, 2014

Under the Patronage of UN Messenger of Peace and Chairperson of International Humanitarian City 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, and in coordination with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) marked

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Etisalat marks UN World Humanitarian Day; supports and participates in awareness walk

Abu Dhabi - 16 August, 2014

In honour of aid workers across the region and the world, U.A.E.'s Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat) will participate in and sponsor Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) initiative to mark the UN World Humanitarian Day on 19 August.Etisalat employees will be part of an awareness walk in Dubai Mall to celebrate the spirit of courage and recognise humanitarian workers who

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In Cooperation with Hashemite Charity Organization and UNRWA

Dubai, UAE - 13 August, 2014

Under the directions of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid AlMaktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, andwith more than 200,000 Gazans in temporary shelters in schools and otherfacilities run by UNWRA, the flow of aid from Dubai continued with two flightstoday raising the total for the aid operation from the InternationalHumanitarian City (IHC) to 22 flights -- six by B

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Mohammed bin Rashid orders resumption of airlift to Gaza

Dubai - 5 August, 2014

With nearly 260,000 Gazan civilians in more than 90 UN shelters, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered the resumption of flights to help supply UNWRA, the World Food Programme, WHO and other aid agencies struggling to help the victims of the Israeli assault on Gaza.Over 1850 Gazans have been killed and over 9,000 wounded,

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Airlift for Gaza Ordered by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Resumes

Dubai, UAE - 3 August, 2014

With nearly 260,000 Gazan civilians in more than 90 UN shelters as the Israeli bombardment continues after an aborted ceasefire, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, ordered the resumption of flights to help supply UNWRA, the World Food Programme, WHO and other aid agencies struggling to help the victims of the Israeli assault o

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IHC Sponsors Partner’s "A Safe Ramadan" Campaign

Dubai - 27 July, 2014

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) has sponsored Ramadan Aman/A Safe Ramadan this year, where Iftar meals were distributed daily to over 200,000 drivers across the seven emirates in the traffic junctions at Maghreb time, during the holy month of Ramadan.In cooperation with Police Headquarters in the U.A.E., and several hundred volunteers, the campaign is an initiative of Ajman-based Al Ihsa

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Despite Border Delays, Aid from Dubai Airlift Makes Its Way into Gaza

Dubai, UAE - 26 July, 2014

Under the direction of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and as of today, 14 flights using both Boeing 747 and C130 aircrafts, have made trips from Dubai to Marka Airport in Amman since last Monday, bringing the cost of the total operation to over Dhs 13m (US$ 3,730,000).UNWRA distribution centers are receiving aid on the gro

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