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DUTCH DIPLOMATS VISIT IHC
25 Feb 2021

Dutch Diplomats Visit IHC

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) welcomed today at its warehouses a formal visit from HE Ester van Someren, Deputy of General Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands consulate in Dubai, to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community-based in Dubai. Hosting this visit were senior officials from IHC and attending members from the humanitarian community: UNOCHA and WHO. Mr Giuseppe Saba,...

Italian Diplomats Visits IHC
16 Feb 2021

Italian Diplomats Visit IHC

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) welcomed today at its warehouses an Italian Government delegation in a formal visit to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community, based in Dubai. The delegation consisted of HE Nicola Lener, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE, and HE Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Consul General in Dubai. Hosting this visit were senior officials from IHC and attending members from...

CONSUL GENERAL OF FRANCE VISITS IHC
09 Feb 2021

Consul General of France Visit IHC

The International Humanitarian City welcomed Her Excellency the Consul General of France in Dubai, Mrs Raja Rabia, accompanied by the Deputy Consul General, Marie-Laure Charrier. Mr Giuseppe Saba, IHC CEO, welcomed the French officials and gave an overview presentation of IHC role various projects, shedding light on the humanitarian community’s response for COVID-19, in addition to the recent launch of the...

Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance
31 Jan 2021

IHC and Partners Launch “Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance” to expedite global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai today launched the Vaccine Logistics Alliance to speed up distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world through the emirate. In support of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) COVAX initiative and its efforts to equitably distribute two billion...

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...

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...

Mohammed bin Rashid blessed with new girl on national day
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...

Mohammed bin Rashid blessed with new girl on national day
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...

Mohammed bin Rashid blessed with new girl on national day
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...