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aid flight to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo
15Jun2021

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
30May2021

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)...

Swiss Ambassador Visits IHC
25May2021

Swiss Ambassador Visits IHC

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) welcomed today at its warehouses a formal visit from H.E. Massimo Baggi Ambassador of Switzerland to the UAE and Bahrain, to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community-based in Dubai. IHC members representatives from WHO and IFRC attended the visit. Mr Giuseppe Saba, IHC CEO, welcomed the Swiss Ambassador and gave an overview presentation of IHC role in various...

Dubai India air bridge
09May2021

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...