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uae flag day 2020
03Nov2020

IHC Celebrates the 8th UAE Flag Day

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) celebrated today at 11:00am the 8th UAE Flag Day. Launched in 2013 by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, to honor the country’s past, present and future, Flag Day on November 3rd also marks the anniversary of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan becoming...

IHC and IFRC send more aid from Dubai to Sudan
10Oct2020

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...

Emirates SkyCargo signs humanitarian logistics MoU with International Humanitarian City
23Sep2020

Emirates SkyCargo signs humanitarian logistics MoU with International Humanitarian City

The two organisations will cooperate to develop logistics solutions for crisis relief operations Emirates SkyCargo to be carrier of first resort for International Humanitarian City’s relief efforts Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and International Humanitarian City (IHC), the world’s largest hub for humanitarian aid, have signed an MoU to cooperate on humanitarian logistics and crisis relief solutions. The MoU was...

IHC Members Covid19 response graph Jan to Aug 2020
13Sep2020

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...