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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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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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15 Sep 2018

Aid airlift to Indonesia

With the support 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 facilitated an airlift of much-needed relief items from UAE to Indonesia, Indonesia yesterday evening. The aircraft transported some 91 metric tons of shelter toolkits, tarpaulins, and blankets provided by the International Federation of...

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16 Apr 2018

Mohammed bin Rashid orders further aid airlifts to Rohingya refugees

Two Boeing 747s transport much-needed relief material to Bangladesh  Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered further airlifts of relief material to Rohingya refugees. Two Boeing 747 jumbo jets transported over 198 metric tons of urgently needed aid, valued at over US$600,000 (AED 2,200,000), to Bangladesh over...

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05 Dec 2017

BANGLADESH HUMANITARIAN AIR BRIDGE CARRIES ON WITH THREE ADDITIONAL AIRLIFTS

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has announced three additional airlifts of a B747 aircraft to send humanitarian aid to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh from Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC).  The airlifts will deliver supplies provided by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and...

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07 Oct 2017

Airlift to Sierra Leone

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has ordered an aid airlift to Sierra Leone to deliver core relief items to communities affected by a devastating landslide. Following the order, an Airbus A330 aircraft carrying around 50 metric tons of humanitarian aid departed from Dubai’s Al Maktoum...