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UNHCR to Bangladesh
27Aug2020

Aid Flight to Bangladesh

From its global stockpile in the International Humanitarian City in Dubai, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) sent a shipment of aid to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, following recent floods that struck a camp housing more than a million Rohingya refugees. The air flight which left Dubai International airport in the early hours of this morning to Bangladesh...

3rd Flight to Lebanon
21Aug2020

IHC humanitarian air-bridge continue to deliver aid to Lebanon

Dubai’s International Humanitarian City air-bridge continued today by airlifting additional aid to assist the Lebanese population. Two Emirates SkyCargo aircrafts, chartered by IHC, left Dubai International airport today, the first 07:30am and second 03:00pm Dubai time, carrying approx. 30 metric tons of aid, with approximately 12 tons of medical supplies from the World Health Organisation (WHO), and 18Mt of hygiene kits...

IHC Celebrates World Humanitarian Day 2020
19Aug2020

IHC Celebrates World Humanitarian Day 2020

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) celebrated today 19th August the World Humanitarian Day 2020 at IHC compound in Dubai. Attended by the UAE’s Minister of the State for International Cooperation, and some Diplomats credited to the UAE, the event was attended by the International Humanitarian Community represented by some representatives of UN Agencies and international humanitarian organisations. The celebrations have been opened by a video-speech of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres who emphasized the...

WHO aid to lebanon
11Aug2020

More aid from Dubai delivered to Lebanon

Dubai’s International Humanitarian City today airlifted more aid to help emergency relief efforts in Beirut, with the approval of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. An Emirates SkyCargo plane left Dubai carrying 24.88 metric tons of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), including surgical masks, goggles,...