11 Mar 2020

Senior Official from the Belarusian Humanitarian Department visits IHC

On March 11th 2020, The International Humanitarian City welcomed the Deputy Director of the Department of Humanitarian Activity Directorate of Affairs of the President of the Republic of Belarus, Chernyshov Sergey Alexandrovich who was accompanied by Igor Bondarev, Consul General of the Republic of Belarus in Dubai. During the meeting, IHC and the Belarusian Officials discussed their respective stances on humanitarian...

08 Mar 2020

IHC Holds 4th Annual Global Meeting 2020

On Sunday, March 8th, The International Humanitarian City in Dubai hosted its fourth Members Annual Global Meeting. The IHC community consists of 76 members, including humanitarian agencies, UN and nonprofit organizations as well as commercial companies. The annual Members Global Meeting is an opportunity to bring together our diverse ecosystem to share knowledge and to work together in paving the...

02 Mar 2020

UAE and IHC supporting technical and relief efforts of WHO in responding to COVID-19.

WHO, in collaboration with the IHC and Government of the UAE dispatched 7.5 tons of medical equipment and supplies via an emergency air charter. The WHO medical supplies include 200,000 surgical masks, 200,000 gloves, 70,000 N95 respirators and enough screening test kits to detect 100,000 cases. These infection prevention and control materials are intended to support health care workers and...

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...

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...

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...