Giuseppe Saba, CEO of Dubai International Humanitarian City, said: “The humanitarian airlift has been quickly established to transport urgently needed relief supplies to populations affected by the escalating crisis in the region. This mobilization is a testament to the spirit of cooperation in times of conflict and dire need, as IHC leverages its vast network and resources to bolster humanitarian efforts, support rapid responses to humanitarian crises, enhance emergency preparedness, and ultimately, save innocent lives. “
The initial shipment, consisting of more than 11 metric tons of essential supplies from WFP and UNICEF stockpiles, including water, sanitation, hygiene, dignity kits, crucial relief materials and essential food supplies, departed Dubai today for El Arish , in northern Sinai. Governorate of Egypt.
This delivery significantly increases the health response capacity across the Egyptian Red Crescent, ensuring that communities are well equipped to address urgent needs resulting from the current crisis. Additionally, the substantial amount of food will help alleviate the impact of food shortages on the most vulnerable.