partnerships

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...

MGM
23 Mar 2021

IHC hosts 5th Annual Members Global Meeting

5 members awarded IHC Award for outstanding contribution to humanity The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) hosted today its fifth Annual Members Global Meeting (MGM 2021). The IHC community consists of 87 members, including humanitarian agencies, UN and nonprofit organizations as well as commercial companies. The Annual Members Global Meeting is an opportunity to bring together the diverse humanitarian ecosystem...

WHO Aid to Sudan
01 Mar 2021

IHC supports WHO humanitarian airlifts to Sudan

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the International Humanitarian City (IHC), has chartered two aircraft transporting urgent humanitarian aid and medical supplies from WHO Logistics Hub in Dubai to Sudan. The health emergency and escalating crisis in Sudan demands the immediate dispatch of life-saving medicines, medical supplies, and technical logistics personnel to support...

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...