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UAE GENEROSITY KNOWS NO BORDERS
19 Aug 2016

UAE GENEROSITY KNOWS NO BORDERS

T he World Humanitarian Day (marked on Friday) holds a special significance for the UAE. The country, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has remained in the forefront of supporters of humanitarian initiatives and has justifiably been recognised as a humanitarian capital, being the world’s largest donor of development assistance in proportion to...

UAE deeply committed to protecting humanitarian workers: Minister
18 Aug 2016

UAE deeply committed to protecting humanitarian workers: Minister

The UAE is deeply committed to protecting humanitarian workers and providing emergency relief to more than 130 million people affected by humanitarian crises in over 40 countries, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, said on Thursday on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day. In a statement to mark World Humanitarian Day, she said the UAE has...

Mohammed bin Rashid blessed with new girl on national day
30 May 2016

IHC Hosts Satellite Operator Training for Humanitarian Responders

Dubai, 30 May 2016 – From the migrant crisis in Europe, to the earthquake in Nepal, the ability to communicate is essential to humanitarian emergency operations. World-leading satellite operators and integrators: Arabsat, EMC, Eutelsat, Hispasat, Inmarsat, Intelsat, SES, Thuraya and Yahsat are conducting technical training for humanitarian personnel starting in Dubai this week, to support the provision of communications to...

ihC'S Project Management Course
15 Feb 2016

IHC Hosts Humanitarian Project Management Course for Emergencies in Dubai

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) held a three-day Humanitarian Project Management Course for emergencies for the first time in the GCC at its premise in Dubai. The course was organised in partnership with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and instructed by RedR, a global humanitarian capacity building NGO based in the United Kingdom. Hosting the course...

Mohammed bin Rashid blessed with new girl on national day
05 Feb 2016

UN appreciates UAE’s effective launching of Humanitarian Financing Gap Report

UAE Welcomes Presentation of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing to Member States at the UN New York, 5th February, 2016 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates participated in yesterday’s presentation of the High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing to Member States at the United Nations. Co-Chair of the High-Level Panel Kristalina Georgieva, Vice President of the European Union Commission,...

UAE a global humanitarian leader
17 Jan 2016

Mohammed bin Rashid says UAE a global humanitarian leader

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today stressed that the UAE, led by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has become a global humanitarian leader and one of the world’s most generous supporters of international humanitarian causes. He was speaking during the launch of the UN High-Level...

Dubai hosts second forum on Humanitarian Action
30 Nov 2015

Dubai hosts second forum on Humanitarian Action

For the second year in a row, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) hosted the “Humanitarian Action Forum”, in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) at the IHC premises in Dubai. Shaima Al Zarooni, CEO of the International Humanitarian City, inaugurated the Forum in presence of Jens Eikaas, Norwegian ambassador to the...

Experts Focus On Innovation To Support Disaster Relief Efforts
11 Nov 2015

Experts Focus On Innovation To Support Disaster Relief Efforts

Experts from the Airbus Foundation, International Humanitarian City (IHC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) called for innovative partnerships and closer cooperation between NGOs, the public and private sector during a briefing at the Dubai Airshow. Furthermore, they highlighted the important role innovative technologies and services can play in humanitarian relief missions. At the panel...

IHC Celebrates World Humanitarian Day in Dubai
15 Aug 2015

IHC Celebrates World Humanitarian Day in Dubai

Under the patronage of UN Messenger of Peace and Chairperson of International Humanitarian City (IHC) HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of His highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the IHC on 19th of August joined efforts with the international humanitarian community, in celebration of the 2015...

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