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K+N Kitting Center
03 Jan 2021

Kuehne+Nagel Assembles Emergency and Relief Kits at IHC

Kuehne+Nagel Dubai and International Humanitarian City (IHC) sign a five-year contract to run and manage IHC’s semi-automated Kitting Centre based on a competitive process. Kuehne+Nagel has been a member of IHC since 2008. Its strategic position in the region and close proximity to Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum Airport allows the response to any emergency requirement to be fast...

IHC Ethiopia and Sudan aid flights
03 Dec 2020

IHC Humanitarian community flying to Ethiopia and Sudan delivering aid to refugees

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, International Humanitarian City (IHC) chartered two additional aircrafts, activating a humanitarian airbridge bringing aid to tens of thousands of refugees and displaced individuals fleeing Ethiopia to Sudan. An Emirates Sky Cargo aircraft, transporting aid provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and stored within IHC...

IHC and IFRC send more aid from Dubai to Sudan
10 Oct 2020

IHC and IFRC send more aid from Dubai to Sudan

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, International Humanitarian City (IHC) chartered two aircrafts carrying aid to support those affected by the devastating floods in Sudan. An Emirates Sky Cargo B777 bound for Khartoum left Dubai International Airport this morning Saturday 09:55 Dubai time, and a second aircraft will leave tomorrow Sunday...

IHC Members Covid19 response graph Jan to Aug 2020
13 Sep 2020

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai, the world’s largest humanitarian hub, plays an integral role in facilitating efficient first responses to crises at a global level. IHC members community includes about 80 UN organisations, International NGOs, intergovernmental organisations, and commercial companies concerned with humanitarian work. Because of the city’s strategic location in Dubai, humanitarian organizations can quickly respond to disasters and...

ERC
02 Sep 2020

Emirates Red Crescent Shipment to Lebanon

The Emirates Red Crescent, from its warehouses in the International Humanitarian City in #Dubai, announced the dispatch of 2,000 tons of food items via sea to #Lebanon. A joint visit at IHC warehouse compound in Dubai, to witness the load of containers having final destination Beirut, was attended by H.E. Fouad Chehab Dandan Ambassador of Lebanon to the UAE, officials from...

World Health Organization (WHO) shipment to Ethiopia in response to COVID-19
14 Apr 2020

World Health Organization (WHO) shipment to Ethiopia in response to COVID-19

A cargo of medical supplies in response to COVID-19, prepositioned within IHC by the World Health Organization, left Abu Dhabi airport for Ethiopia from where it will be distributed into 31 African Countries. WHO cargo valued over US$ 500,000 has been transported thanks to the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation generosity. ...

Mohammed bin Rashid blessed with new girl on national day
18 Nov 2016

UNHCR: Sustained support still needed for Mosul Aid Operations

In Iraq, and just over a month since the start of the Mosul offensive, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have been intensifying life-saving, emergency help for tens of thousands of displaced people. There has been a marked increase over the past week in the number of people fleeing after fighting intensified in the more densely-populated urban areas of Mosul....

Mohammed bin Rashid blessed with new girl on national day
26 Sep 2016

FUNN and WFP sign MoU to tackle global hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and FUNN, the Sharjah Media Arts for Children and Youth Foundation, signed on Mondaya two-year agreement to work together on fighting hunger worldwide, particularly among youth and children. Under the agreement, WFP and FUNN will work jointly on projects that help vulnerable communities, and provide school feeding programmes and initiatives that support women to...

wfp
11 Jul 2016

World Food Programme Launches Innovation Accelerator to Test Drive Hunger Solutions

MUNICH – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today stepped up its search for innovative solutions to spur progress towards Zero Hunger by launching an Innovation Accelerator to identify and nurture new, bold responses to humanitarian and development challenges as outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals.   Based in Munich, the Innovation Accelerator combines internal WFP staff with experts and entrepreneurs from...