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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...

MGM
23 Mar 2021

IHC hosts 5th Annual Members Global Meeting

5 members awarded IHC Award for outstanding contribution to humanity The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) hosted today its fifth Annual Members Global Meeting (MGM 2021). The IHC community consists of 87 members, including humanitarian agencies, UN and nonprofit organizations as well as commercial companies. The Annual Members Global Meeting is an opportunity to bring together the diverse humanitarian ecosystem...

WHO Aid to Sudan
01 Mar 2021

IHC supports WHO humanitarian airlifts to Sudan

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the International Humanitarian City (IHC), has chartered two aircraft transporting urgent humanitarian aid and medical supplies from WHO Logistics Hub in Dubai to Sudan. The health emergency and escalating crisis in Sudan demands the immediate dispatch of life-saving medicines, medical supplies, and technical logistics personnel to support...

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...

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