Airlifts

Aid airlift to Indonesia
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...

Mohammed bin Rashid orders further aid airlifts to Rohingya refugees
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...

Airlift to Sierra Leone
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...

Air bridge to provide urgent relief supplies for Rohingya refugees
03 Oct 2017

Air bridge to provide urgent relief supplies for Rohingya refugees

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the creation of an open air bridge to provide critical relief supplies for the Rohingya refugees fleeing from the conflict in Myanmar. The air bridge, which reaffirms Dubai’s commitment to further support the emergency efforts of UN and NGO...

Emergency Relief Airlift to Haiti
07 Sep 2017

Emergency Relief Airlift to Haiti

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has provided, upon request from the United Nations World Food Programme and UNHRD partners, the B747-400 aircraft which flew out of Dubai International Airport at 4:30 am, September 7, to Port-au-Prince, Haiti airport. The plane is expected to land in Haiti...

Flash Update 2 - Madaya-Bqine
18 Jan 2016

Flash Update #2 – Madaya/Bqine

Highlights •On 11 and 14 January, two UN/ICRC/SARC convoys simultaneously delivered humanitarian assistance to Madaya/Bqine and Foah/Kafraya for 40,000 and 20,000 people under siege respectively. •During these missions, UN/SARC/ICRC teams confirmed cases of severe malnutrition in Madaya and related deaths. •5 people reportedly died of starvation since the 11 January convoy entered Madaya/Bqine. •Several cases require urgent specialised care outside of Madaya. While 10...

The United Arab Emirates responds to the UNHCR appeal and funds airlifts of emergency humanitarian relief for Mediterranean sea arrivals in Greece
16 Nov 2015

The United Arab Emirates responds to the UNHCR appeal and funds airlifts of emergency humanitarian relief for Mediterranean sea arrivals in Greece

The United Arab Emirates generously responded to UNHCR’s appeal to alleviate the conditions of asylum seekers and refugees in Greece. Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ordered to fund and facilitate a bridge of airlifts of humanitarian supplies from UNHCR’s global stockpile in Dubai to refugees...

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