IHC News


IHC hosts the Supreme Advisory Committee Meeting for the Annual Conference

IHC - 12 January, 2013

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) recently hosted the Supreme Advisory Committee meeting for the Annual Conference on Effective Partnership and Information Sharing for Better Humanitarian Action which is held annually in the State of Kuwait. This conference aims to improve humanitarian response, through promoting effective partnerships between governments, humanitarian institutions, non-go

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IHC participates in UAE foreign aid workshop organised by OCFA

Abu Dhabi - 10 January, 2013

As part of the International Humanitarian City (IHC) commitment to complying with international standards when reporting on foreign aid activities, and maximizing the UAE's visibility as a major international donor, IHC participated in the workshop organised by the UAE Office for the Coordination of Foreign Aid (OCFA) on its "Foreign Aid Reporting Framework". The event aimed to build on the expe

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Dubai hosts Global Meeting of WFP

Dubai - 13 December, 2012

As the World Food Programme (WFP) builds up its emergency food assistance operations in Arab countries like Syria and Yemen, it's Executive Director, Ertharin Cousin, convened the agency's first ever global management meeting in the Middle East. Held in Dubai, UAE, the meeting took place from December 6-9, 2012 and was attended by over 170 Country Directors and senior officials from WFP who flew i

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Head of the The World Food Programme, largest aid agency, visits IHC

Dubai - 6 December, 2012

As the World Food Programme ramps up its food assistance projects in Arab countries like Syria and Yemen, its Executive Director, Ertharin Cousin today visited the agency's facilities at Dubai's International Humanitarian City (IHC), the largest humanitarian logistics hub worldwide. With more than 40,000 sqm of space offered by IHC, WFP is the largest user of the Dubai-based logistics center for U

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Dubai to host Global Management meeting of UN World Food Programme

Dubai - 4 December, 2012

From December 6 to 9, 2012 Dubai's International Humanitarian City (IHC), Chaired by UN Messenger of Peace HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will host the global management meeting of the World Food Programme (WFP). WFP proudly notes this is its first global conference being held in

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IHC Celebrates the UAE 41st National Day at Downtown Dubai Parade

Dubai - 4 December, 2012

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) and its valuable members from United Nation agencies and international nonprofit organizations joined the Downtown Dubai Parade with hundreds of Emiratis and expatriates thronging the Emaar Boulevard, celebrating the UAE 41st National Day. In a wonderful weather, many of the local and international schools, government entities, international brands, cultu

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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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