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DUBAI’S INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN CITY SWIFTLY RESPONDS TO HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN SUDAN IHC-News
08 Sep 2022

DUBAI’S INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN CITY SWIFTLY RESPONDS TO HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN SUDAN

IHC is responding to multiple emergencies following directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Two simultaneous humanitarian air bridges in partnership with UN agencies and the IFRC have deployed life-saving aid from Dubai to countries ravished by crises, within hours. Sudan is the third destination reached by IHC this week following Libya and Pakistan. 08 September 2022, Dubai, UAE – Additional aid has been...

Flight to Libya
06 Sep 2022

INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN CITY FACILITATES WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION’S EMERGENCY RESPONSE IN LIBYA

Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) boosted global emergency response efforts this week, transporting more than 24 tons of relief items to Libya for the World Health Organization (WHO).  The WHO’s medical logistics hub is housed within the IHC. A cargo plane filled with vital medicines and relief supplies left Dubai earlier today for Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi. The aid will...

AID to Pakistan
06 Sep 2022

First Aid Plane Takes Off from Dubai to Pakistan

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the first aid plane took off from Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) warehouses, heading towards Pakistan and carrying urgent aid and humanitarian relief items to victims of the deadly floods that drowned a third of Pakistan,...

Airlift WHO to Afghanistan News
28 Jun 2022

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Orders Urgent Facilitation of Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan in Response to Deadly Earthquake

28/06/2022, Dubai, UAE – Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, upon the request of the international humanitarian community and the World Health Organisation (WHO), has ordered the facilitation of emergency aid flights to transport life-saving humanitarian assistance to Kabul, following a 5.9 magnitude earthquake...

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17 Mar 2022

Mohammed bin Rashid orders the airlift of emergency humanitarian aid to support civilians fleeing the conflict in Ukraine

Government of Dubai Media Office – 17 March 2022: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered two emergency humanitarian relief flights to support civilians fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. Under His Highness’s directives, the two flights transporting essential relief departed from Dubai and Sharjah airports....

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24 Oct 2021

Ruler of Dubai orders humanitarian air-bridge to Sudan in support of WHO operations

Dubai, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has ordered an emergency humanitarian air-bridge to Sudan, transporting essential medical supplies in response to the evolving health emergency and in support of ongoing operations of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the Country. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai...

WHO & IFRC aid flight to sudan & ethiopia
25 Aug 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Orders Urgent Humanitarian Aid Flights to Ethiopia and Sudan

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, upon request of the humanitarian community, has ordered two emergency aid flights to transport much needed aid to both Ethiopia and Sudan. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) facilitated two Boeing 747 cargo flights, made available upon directions from His...

aid flight to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo
15 Jun 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid orders humanitarian aid flight to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, upon request of the humanitarian community, has ordered an aid flight to transport much needed aid to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) has charted the aid flight which left Dubai  from...

IHC and WHO flying to Bangladesh to deliver much needed cholera kits
30 May 2021

IHC and WHO flying to Bangladesh to deliver much needed cholera kits

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered an aid flight to transport much needed cholera kits from the World Health Organization’s logistics hub in Dubai to Bangladesh to assist the country in combating an escalating cholera outbreak. Under His Highness’s directives, the International Humanitarian City (IHC)...

Dubai India air bridge
09 May 2021

India humanitarian airbridge launched to transport urgent COVID-19 relief items

International Humanitarian City in Dubai and Emirates SkyCargo has set up a humanitarian airbridge between Dubai and India to transport urgent medical and relief items, to support India in its fight to control the serious COVID-19 situation in the country. Emirates will offer cargo capacity free of charge on an “as available” basis on all of its flights to India, to...

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