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Maximus Air operates humanitarian relief flights to Barbados

Abu-Dhabi based aviation company Maximus Air provided vital humanitarian relief to Barbados in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which caused catastrophic damage when it swept across the Caribbean and several US states in early September this yea

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UAE humanitarian aid to Yemen tops $1.2bn

UAE’s humanitarian assistance, including long-term aid for refugees and displaced people, amounted to Dh4.48 billion ($1.23 billion) in the three-year period between 2015 and July 2017, a report said. This aid contributed to

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Dubai initiative spends $408m on global humanitarian work

Dubai's Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) spent a total of Dh1.5 billion ($408.39 million) in 2016, divided between all of its humanitarian and development initiatives and social programmes, as well as building three

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Dubai initiative spends $408m on global humanitarian work

Dubai's Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) spent a total of Dh1.5 billion ($408.39 million) in 2016, divided between all of its humanitarian and development initiatives and social programmes, as well as building three

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DP World joins UN-led humanitarian efforts

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World will provide pro bono expertise and resources to help the humanitarian community respond to major disasters after joining leading logistics and transport companies to become part of the Logist

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Alwaleed Philanthropies funds humanitarian centres

Saudi-based charity organisation Alwaleed Philanthropies has donated over $29 million dollars to the Humanitarian Leadership Academy to launch ten humanitarian rapid-response centres across the world. The centres will offer the next gen

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War, disasters disrupt education of 80 million

LONDON At least 80 million children living in areas affected by war or natural disaster had their education disrupted last year, leaving them prey to child labour, trafficking and extremism,

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UN's humanitarian funding gap in focus

The UAE hosted a high-level United Nations delegation headed by Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the launch of a special report on humanitarian aid activities around the world.   Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Mak

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Dubai businessman honoured for philanthropic work

Ghassan Aboud, chairman and owner of Dubai-based Ghassan Aboud Group, has received the Global Gift Foundation’s Philanthropreneur Award in recognition of his humanitarian work. Aboud funds Orient for Human Relief, a non-profit hum

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UAE aid worldwide tops $47bn in 44 years

The value of developmental, humanitarian, and charity aid extended by the UAE from 1971 to 2014 stands at Dh174 billion ($47.36 billion), covering 21 sectors in 178 countries worldwide, according to a new report. These statistics

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