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31 Mar 2019

More Aid From Dubai Delivered to Mozambique and Zimbabwe Where Cyclone Idai’s Death Toll Rises to 746

Dubai, 31/03/2019 – For the second time in less than a week, Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) has dispatched a cargo flight made available by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, a Boeing 747, to deliver badly needed humanitarian aid to victims of Cyclone Idai. The Zimbabwe-bound flight...

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28 Mar 2019

As Mozambique Struggles with Cyclone Aftermath, Dubai’s IHC Extends Air Bridge to Deliver More Aid

Dubai, 28/03/2019 –Three Mozambique-bound planes packed with life-saving aid are set to take off today from Dubai as, following the instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) arranges for additional airlifts to transport core relief items from the stockpile of its...

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25 Mar 2019

Dubai’s IHC helps aid agencies and news outlets establish communications links with flood-ravaged Mozambique

Dubai, 25 March 2019 – As the immense scale of devastation is becoming apparent in Mozambique one week after Cyclone Idai, humanitarian workers and journalists face huge difficulties in gaining access to the affected areas and establishing communications with the outside world. Aware of the challenging situation, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) has deployed its light flyaway communications kit to...

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20 Mar 2019

IHC Airlifts Aid for Victims of Devastating Cyclone in Mozambique

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, generously offered his private plane, a B747, to deliver, in the coming days, much needed humanitarian assistance to those most affected by the natural disaster in Mozambique. Meanwhile, the International Humanitarian City is supporting its partners and together they are working to...

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11 Mar 2019

IHC holds its annual global meeting

The organizations and companies based in the International Humanitarian City (IHC) came together yesterday for the IHC annual members’ global meeting. More than 100 members and guests attended the event. IHC CEO, Giuseppe Saba, gave an overview of the achievements of 2018, including the launch and replicas of the Humanitarian Logistics Databank, and the development of the Flash Studio Project. The day...

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28 Nov 2018

Prince Albert II of Monaco visits IHC

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the International Humanitarian City today in the presence of HE Reem Al Hashimi, Minister of State for International Cooperation and member of IHC Board of Directors. Prince Albert and accompanying delegation were interested in discovering the components that make IHC stand out as a hub for efficient emergency response, and a platform for innovation...

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20 Nov 2018

IHC celebrates World Children’s Day

Dubai, 20 November 2018 – On the occasion of the World Children’s Day, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) hosted a group of 40 children who were taken on a unique tour of its warehouses and showroom. The 10-year-old students learned about the role of IHC in facilitating emergency responses and strengthening cooperation among humanitarian agencies who provide help to other children...

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13 Nov 2018

3 Airlifts of humanitarian aid to support Jordanian families affected by the floods

Dubai, 13 November 2018 – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday ordered another airlift of humanitarian aid to Jordan. Further to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid...

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28 Oct 2018

An EU Parliament delegation visits IHC

Headed by HE Michèle Alliot‐Marie, a delegation from the EU Parliament visited IHC today. On behalf of IHC Chairperson, 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 and Board of Directors, the CEO, Giuseppe Saba, welcomed the delegation and demoed the...