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AMAF launches donation campaign for Salma food relief project to distribute one million meals to needy people around the world
02 Jul 2015

AMAF launches donation campaign for Salma food relief project to distribute one million meals to needy people around the world

Dubai’s Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation’s (AMAF)’s has launched a donation campaign for the Salma food relief programme through which it plans to produce and distribute one million long-life halal meals to victims of wars and natural disasters around the world in 2015. In 2014, AMAF had distributed 200,000 meals to Palestinians in Gaza Strip at the start of the programme...

05 May 2015

Dubai hosts World Humanitarian Summit Regional MENA Business Consultation

More than 60 representatives from the United Nation agencies, humanitarian organisations and the private sector have explored innovative ways of improving collaboration and better harnessing private sector support in emergency preparedness and response at a meeting held recently in Dubai at the International Humanitarian City, IHC. During the opening remarks, Shaima Al Zarooni, IHC CEO, emphasised the importance of the business...

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28 Apr 2015

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid orders an air bridge of humanitarian aid to Nepal

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, High Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered an air bridge to supply aid to the victims of the most powerful earthquake to hit Nepal since 1934, claiming more than 4,100 lives and displacing thousands of people. Sheikh Mohammed also directed instructions for a donation of 100,000...

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28 Apr 2015

Mohammed bin Rashid orders air bridge to carry 450 tonnes of relief to Nepal earthquake victims, food for 100,000 people

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered an air bridge to the victims of the most powerful earthquake to hit Nepal since 1934 claiming more than 4100 lives and displacing thousands of people. The devastating earthquake has resulted in a shortage of potable water and food and a...

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26 Mar 2015

IHC signs three partnerships at DIHAD 2015

The International Humanitarian City, IHC, has signed three partnership agreements at DIHAD Conference and Exhibition 2015, aimed at contributing to the development of humanitarian action through the activation of local participation by individuals, institutions and businesses partnerships. The agreements are signed with Dubai Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, Group 32 and UPS to serve the humanitarian work. IHC CEO, Shaima Al Zarooni...

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26 Mar 2015

Lubna: DIHAD supports UAE’s international humanitarian stature

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) and Head of the National Committee for the Coordination of Foreign Aid, on Thursday described the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD) as a big boost for the UAE’s stature as an active humanitarian actor. During her visit to the 12th edition of DIHAD...

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19 Mar 2015

Mohammed bin Rashid orders aid to victims of Cyclone Pam in the Pacific

In line with UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s directives to provide emergency relief to the thousands of displaced families in Vanuatu as a result of Cyclone Pam, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, instructed Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) and aid agencies...

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24 Feb 2015

Regional Humanitarian in Action Conference launched for the first time at Dubai’s IHC

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, President of the UAE Committee for Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, opened the Regional Humanitarian in Action Conference being held until 26th February at the International Humanitarian City, IHC, in Dubai, organised in collaboration with Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) and Oversees International Development (OID). Hosting the Conference in the...

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24 Feb 2015

Lubna Al Qasimi emphasizes the generosity of the UAE and its ability to respond to various humanitarian crises

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation, President of the UAE Committee for Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, opened the Regional Humanitarian in Action Conference held from 24 to 26, February 2015 at the International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai. It was organised in collaboration with Humanitarian Policy Grope (HPG) and Oversees International Development (OID). Hosting the...

Carbon Ambassadors’ sign MoU with International Humanitarian City
18 Feb 2015

Carbon Ambassadors’ sign MoU with International Humanitarian City

MoU states IHC will be providing construction space for the programme partners to carry out building the sustainable bus stop.     TheInternational Humanitarian City (IHC) witnessed a successful deal inked with the Carbon Ambassadors.  As per the MoU, the IHC has agreed to provide construction space to Consolidated Constructions Company (CCC) which will be working on the Carbon Ambassador’s sustainable bus stops...