Qatar Airways Cargo pledges to move ‘1 million kilos’ of humanitarian aid for free

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Qatar Airways Cargo is offering to move one million kilos of humanitarian freight free of charge between now and the end of the year. The post Qatar Airways Cargo pledges to move ‘1 million kilos’ of humanitarian aid for free appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Humanitarian Loadstar posts News Humanitarian logistics Qatar Airways Cargo the future of airlines

Emirates SkyCargo Delivers Aid to Burkina Faso – Airfreight Logistics

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Bolloré Logistics India Successfully Handles a Charter from Mumbai to Yangon – Airfreight Logistics

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Bolloré Logistics India successfully moved a charter for Aid & Relief and Healthcare shipments from Mumbai, India to Yangon, Myanmar. Bollore Logistics Humanitarian Aid India Myanmar customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shippingThe team proposed the most… The post Bolloré Logistics India Successfully Handles a Charter from Mumbai to Yangon – Airfreight Logistics appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

World Food Day: WFP and Unicef collaborate to improve nutrition

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un wfp unicef humanitarian-aid hungerComplementary Feeding Bowl design?—?the the first UNICEF-WFP Innovation Project?—?is

Bolloré Logistics India Successfully Handles a Charter from Mumbai to Yangon

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Bolloré Logistics India successfully moved a charter for Aid & Relief and Healthcare shipments from Mumbai, India to Yangon, Myanmar. Uncategorized Bollore Logistics Humanitarian Aid India MyanmarThe team proposed the most economical and time bound solution in close coordination with Myanmar, to the clients who awarded their shipments from various locations within India. Bolloré Logistics India successfully organized these expeditions through two charter flights.

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Emirates SkyCargo Delivers Aid to Burkina Faso

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Emirates SkyCargo has worked with International Humanitarian City (IHC), the world’s largest hub for humanitarian aid based in Dubai, to transport an urgent consignment of relief materials to Burkina Faso. “Emirates SkyCargo moves essential cargo around the world every day and we are honoured to assist the efforts of the International Humanitarian City to distribute aid and relief to vulnerable communities around the world.

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Delivering Relief Aid at a Moment’s Notice

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Behind the scenes of the Aid & Relief sector, work is continuously underway to make sure when a crisis occurs, supplies and teams are ready. The primary objectives of humanitarian aid are to save lives, alleviate suffering, and to provide materials and assistance to people in need. To learn more about the vital and important Aid & Relief sector, we spoke with Mr. Stuart Smith , Director Development & Director Humanitarian, Volga-Dnepr Group.

‘Becoming a humanitarian was my way of saying no to what was happening in Syria’

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A World Food Programme Local Security Agent talks about the challenges of keeping humanitarian workers in Aleppo safe ‘When anyone targets an ambulance, he is killing all of humanity,’ says Bashir. To make this happen, an entire team of staff must come together to plan, pack, drive and distribute food to families who have lived through a humanitarian crisis. Becoming a humanitarian was my way of saying no to what was happening in Syria.”

Stuck on the wrong side of the world but still needing to deliver food to people in Ethiopia 5,000…

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humanitarian-aid-worker humanitarian remote-working ethiopia wfpStuck on the wrong side of the world but still needing to deliver food to people in Ethiopia 5,000 km away. WFP staff don’t let a travel shut down stop them from getting the job done! Interview by Edward Johnson Over 850 people work for the World Food Programme (WFP) in Ethiopia and travel is a part of everyone’s job.

What sets this air service apart?

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Juggling between evacuating a sick aid worker, not leaving anyone behind and dodging dust storms. The realities of the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) in Niger. They are mainly aid workers, from UN agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). WFP/Amadou Baraze The blue logos with ‘WFP’ stamped on the plane indicate that it is flight operated by the UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) managed by the World Food Programme (WFP).

United Nations own sanctions hinder its humanitarian aid efforts in North Korea

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The UN’s own Security Council sanctions were part of what hampered humanitarian aid supplies and financial transfers making their way into the country, UN resident coordinator Tapan Mishra told AFP News Agency. million people that Mr Mishra said need help, the UN targeted helping about four million with the decreased amount of aid money they had received.

Meet Dina?—?on the front-line of responding to disasters in Indonesia

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From that, I started looking for work around the same area, and so I began my career at the ASEAN Secretariat as their Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Officer. That’s when I first worked within the humanitarian landscape. From that, I started looking for work around the same area, and so I began my career at the ASEAN Secretariat as their Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Officer. That’s when I first worked within the humanitarian landscape.

Cebu Pacific provides Airlift Support for COVID-19 Response Efforts

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Over the past several years, the need for humanitarian aid has dramatically increased on the back of major natural disaster?s, Aviation plays a critical role in the fast and reliable movement of humanitarian assistance such as food and medical supplies, especially when time is of the essence. Almost four tons of humanitarian aid from Vice President Leni Robredo’s Angat Buhay program has been carried by Cebu Pacific.

Cebu Pacific provides Airlift Support for COVID-19 Response Efforts

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FedEx Delivers Urgent Medical Supplies to China

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Up to February 20, FedEx has delivered eight shipments consisting of 197 pallets of humanitarian aid to China on behalf of Direct Relief. The aid materials have reached hospitals and local governments in need, via Hubei Charity Federation, Chinese Red Cross Foundation and Chongqing Charity Federation. These shipments include 557,560 N95 masks, 232,450 surgical masks, and more than 460,000 medical supplies.

FedEx Delivers Urgent Medical Supplies to China – Airfreight Logistics

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Up to February 20, FedEx has delivered eight shipments consisting of 197 pallets of humanitarian aid to China on behalf of Direct Relief. These shipments… The post FedEx Delivers Urgent Medical Supplies to China – Airfreight Logistics appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. coronavirus COVID-19 FedEx Integrators Novel Coronavirus customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Disaster Response Team end Cyclone Idai mission

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Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL)’s Disaster Response Team have ended their first deployment in Africa having handled nearly 800 tonnes of Cyclone Idai aid. The last team members left Beira, Mozambique on 12 April having processed the humanitarian aid from approximately 50 aircraft for distribution to those affected by the disaster.

Tiaca’s brave new sustainable air cargo world… but will supply chain partners support?

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Wings for Aid – which designed a cardboard box filled with humanitarian aid that can be safely dropped from an aircraft – is in a “growth market”, said general manager Barry Koperberg. Climate change will increase humanitarian crises around the world, he said. . There is, quite frankly, a rather horrible, sick irony in the choice of the winner of The International Air Cargo Association’s (Tiaca’s) first sustainability award. .

Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

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Through FedEx communications and service announcements, we find that the carrier was active in February supporting humanitarian aid organizations, including Direct Relief and the International Medical Corps, by transporting critical items such as masks, disposable medical protective clothing, and gloves. This humanitarian aid that began in China quickly expanded in March and April to other parts of the world, as both FedEx and UPS announced participation in the U.S.

When air travel is restricted how do humanitarian workers get to where they are needed most?

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The European Union partners with WFP and UNHAS to provide humanitarian air transport in Kenya and beyond. However essential workers such as humanitarian staff, were authorized to travel by the Government with strict adherence to laid out safety procedures.

Airbus Foundation and THAI Deliver School Supplies to Narathiwat Province

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The humanitarian goods were donated by the Airbus Foundation, its partner Aviation Without Borders and the International School of Toulouse, France, and transported to Thailand aboard an THAI A350-900 delivery flight in July 2017. THAI and the Airbus Foundation have jointly organized five goodwill delivery flights since 2011, transporting some 20 tons of humanitarian aid, medical equipment, clothes, toys and school supplies.

Drone Delivery Canada Announces Testing for its Heavy-lift, Long-Range Cargo Delivery Drone

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The capabilities of the Condor simply address many social (medical, pharmaceutical, remote communities, humanitarian aid, etc) and economic (mining, oil & gas, courier, etc) use-cases being requested by DDC’s customers. Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has announced that it will begin the commercialization of the Condor. The Condor has a lifting capability of 180kgs (400lbs) of payload, a travel range of 200kms and an operating speed of 120kph.

Keeping planes in the sky above Ethiopia during coronavirus

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Made by possible thanks to EU Humanitarian Aid Story by Melese Awoke Passengers board an UNHAS flight. In some countries already struggling to get by, like Ethiopia, the World Food Programme (WFP)’s Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) has a unique role to play. Due to a lack of reliable and alternative means of transport, insecurity and vast distances, UNHAS is responsible for transporting humanitarian workers and cargo throughout Ethiopia, allowing life-saving work to continue.

Qatar Airways Cargo Prioritizes Transport of Essential Medical Supplies and Aid Relief

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In the past month, the airline has transported over 50,000,000kg of medical and aid supplies to impacted regions around the globe. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Now, more than ever it is important to support global trade that ensures the supply of essential goods and vital aid worldwide. The post Qatar Airways Cargo Prioritizes Transport of Essential Medical Supplies and Aid Relief appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Experts Warn 2020 will be The Worst Hurricane Season In Years: Is Your Company Ready to Weather the Storm?

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Supply chains can very easily become disrupted as carriers are pulled away to haul for humanitarian aid for the places most heavily affected. Every company has contingency plans for when things don’t go as expected.

Mask making in Cox’s Bazar leading a way to handle the pandemic

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Moyuna is one of the Rohingya Women making masks for her community Photo: WFP/Brook duBois Meanwhile in the refugee camps, families continue to rely on humanitarian aid for survival. Meet the women in Cox’s Bazar utilizing their skills to protect their community from COVID-19.

How drought is pushing more people into hunger in southern Madagascar

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WFP provides vital food assistance as 1.6 million people face impact of upcoming lean season Zebu cart owners fetch water in the river Linta and sell it to their neighbours.

She wanted to fly but now she drives to end hunger

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Photo: WFP/Musa Mahadi WFP is at the forefront of giving equal employment opportunities to both women and men to serve in one of the largest humanitarian organizations, working towards zero hunger not only in South Sudan but across the world.

12 things you didn’t know about the World Food Programme

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Photo: Karel Prinsloo/Arete/UN Mozambique As the world’s biggest humanitarian organization picks up a Nobel Peace Prize ?—?earned WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, assisting 100 million people in 88 countries. WFP provides essential air transportation and other logistical support to the humanitarian community across the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: WFP/Jean Pierre Kitungwa WFP facilitates United Nations Humanitarian Air Service flights?—?this

Airlines Across the Globe Carry Cargo via Passenger Planes as They Navigate Through the COVID-19 Crisis

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Under the fluctuation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses across several industries are building up their immune system to fight the unprecedented threat by adjusting their businesses, whilst offering humanitarian aid to those who are suffering from the crisis. The Conversion Airlines around the world are delivering critical items and offering aid to those affected by the COVID-19 crisis via three principal methods.

FedEx Continues to Assist in Overcoming the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Since the end of January, FedEx has donated shipping services to Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, Heart to Heart International, and other nonprofits to transport over 1,500 shipments of humanitarian aid weighing more than 175 U.S. FedEx Express has continued to donate shipping services and work with nonprofits to proactively support relief efforts, helping prevent the spread of the COVID-19 worldwide.

Helicopter for change

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In Zimbabwe, the World Food Programme (WFP) extended its humanitarian air transport service to other UN agencies and NGOs to help deliver donated items to affected communities Following Cyclone Idai, road access to several parts of Manicaland province?—?particularly Photo: WFP/Tatenda Macheka WFP delivered Super Cereal plus, a highly fortified and nutritious food, to children, pregnant and breastfeeding women and people living with HIV/AIDS who are most at risk of malnutrition.

‘My family was destroyed’: Flash floods devastate community

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In respond to the Government’s request, WFP, along with other humanitarian organizations, distributed food to families who had suffered devastating loss. afghanistan humanitarian disaster-response floods food

“Even when you are told you cannot because you are a woman, just do it!”

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Celebrating women humanitarians in Burundi With over 10 years of professional experience, Virginie Bukuru is a hardworking driver who could be considered one of the most versatile staff at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Burundi. As the world celebrates humanitarian aid workers, Virginie encourages all women including those who aspire to work in the humanitarian field to embrace whichever career with determination.

ALAN Assists in Humanitarian Relief

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In the days following Hurricane Harvey, an overflow of support from many individuals and companies has come to Texas’ aid, after what has been named the worst disaster in Texas history. One of the organizations currently assisting victims of Hurricane Harvey is the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), which was formed to provide humanitarian relief after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2004.