Dubai

UNHRD’s Dubai depot is located in the International Humanitarian City (IHC), an independent free zone created by the Government of Dubai to support humanitarian operations and the development community. It is in close proximity to the new airport Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum and the port of Mina Jabal Ali. The depot was built in 2008 and made available to UNHRD by the Government of Dubai.

Contact information

Stefano Peveri
UNHRD Dubai Manager

UNHRD.customerservice@wfp.org
+971 4 454 9560

Working Hours

Sun - Thur: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Cargo Acceptance Time

Last truck to be received by 03:00 PM latest.

Holidays

01 January
16 April
26 - 27 June
03 - 04 Septmber
21 September
03 - 04 December
25 December

Overview

The UN Humanitarian Response Depot in Dubai plays a leading role in emergency preparedness and response worldwide. It is located in the International Humanitarian City (IHC), an independent free zone created to support humanitarian operations. It was built in 2008 and is generously made available by the Government of the United Arab Emirates.

In 2016, Partners using UNHRD’s Dubai depot included: ACF, ADRA, CARE, Catholic Relief Service, Cooperazione Italiana, Handicap International, IOM, International Rescue Committee, INTERSOS, Irish Aid, Lutheran World Relief, Norwegian Chruch Aid, Save the Children, ShelterBox, UNDP, UNICEF, WFP, WeltHungerHilfe, WHO, and World Vision International. The depot dispatched USD 25.8 million worth of emergency equipment and relief items on behalf of 22 Partners, supporting humanitarian interventions in 68 countries.