Events

MoU with Aramex
20 Oct 2021

IHC and Aramex partner to enhance efficiencies in delivering global humanitarian aid

Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions; and International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC), the largest humanitarian hub in the world; announced entering into a partnership to drive efficiencies in the delivery of humanitarian services across the globe. As part of the agreement, Aramex will be leveraging its extensive global network and deep industry expertise...

H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid President of the General Assembly of United Nations
05 Oct 2021

UN President visits IHC

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) welcomed at its warehouses, His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the General Assembly of United Nations, in his first overseas visit since assuming the role of the world body’s 193-national assembly. United Nations Resident Coordinator for the UAE, the Commissioner General for UN for Expo 2020, and IHC members representatives from WFP, UNHRD,...

H.E. Dr. Gerd Müller Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation & Development of Germany in Dubai
05 Oct 2021

German Minister for Development Cooperation visits IHC

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) welcomed at its warehouses a formal visit from the German Federal Minister for Development Cooperation, Mr Gerd Müller and officials from the German ministry, to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community-based in Dubai. IHC members representatives from WFP, UNHRD, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF and K&N attended the visit. Mr Giuseppe Saba, IHC CEO, welcomed the...

IHC Scholarship website
20 Sep 2021

IHC scholarship in Master of International Relations laureate announced

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) and the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) announced today the 1st laureate of the “IHC scholarship in the Master of International Relations (MIR)” UAE national Ms. Nouf Ismail. The annual scholarship was announced earlier this year in partnership between IHC and UOWD to promote the UAE’s vision of International Humanitarian Cooperation. An evaluation...

WHO & IFRC aid flight to sudan & ethiopia
25 Aug 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Orders Urgent Humanitarian Aid Flights to Ethiopia and Sudan

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 two emergency aid flights to transport much needed aid to both Ethiopia and Sudan. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) facilitated two Boeing 747 cargo flights, made available upon directions from His...

aid flight to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo
15 Jun 2021

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
30 May 2021

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
25 May 2021

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
09 May 2021

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...

IHC Scholarship website
27 Apr 2021

IHC and UOWD announce “IHC scholarship in Master of International Relations”

The University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) in cooperation with the International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) announced today the “IHC scholarship in the Master of International Relations (MIR)” for UAE nationals. The annual scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student interested in humanitarian action and in promoting the UAE’s vision of International Humanitarian Cooperation. Professor Mohamed Salem, President, UOWD said: “As...

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