December 17, 2018

Humanitarian Logistics Data Bank for the IHC in Dubai

HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein – Picture by World Government Summit.

11 February 2018, Emirate of Dubai, UAE: HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, Chairperson of the International Humanitarian, announced the launch of the “Humanitarian Logistics Data Bank” during her allocution at the World Government Summit held in Dubai.

The database ought to provide specialised information to help affected individuals, and ultimately assist in the struggle to end world hunger.

The Humanitarian Logistics Data Bank will facilitate the real-time collection of data for the deployment of aid in impacted regions,” she uttered during her intervention. “Realisation of the humanitarian logistics data bank’s incredible potential will depend on dedication, determination and drive, not only of the organisations within the humanitarian sector, but of individuals. One of the individuals whose support will be the wind beneath the wings of its success, is David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Program (WFP),” she added further.

The WFP assists 80 million people in around 80 countries annually by means of delving food assistance and improving nutrition in communities.

Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of HH The Amir of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, is also the daughter of the late King Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Likewise she is chairperson of the International Humanitarian City (IHC), a non-profit, independent free zone created by Amir Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum back in 2003. Its members include UN agencies, non-profit organisations, intergovernmental organisations and commercial companies

For further information:

Allocution by HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, Chairperson of the IHC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPvqKwLUn3I

Official website of HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussain, First Lady of Dubai: http://princesshaya.net/english/

International Humanitarian City (IHC): http://www.ihc.ae

World Food Programme: http://www1.wfp.org

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