The MERCY Malaysia team, led by our Honorary Secretary YM Datin Raja Riza Shazmin Raja Badrul Shah, participated in the exhibition at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD) on 21 – 23 March 2017.
DIHAD held under the patronage of Emirati Vice-President and Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is supported by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, the United Nations, the UAE Red Crescent Authority, International Humanitarian City, Dubai Cares and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
DIHAD 2017 Conference programme reviewed critical issues related to children and conflict as well as the consequences, traumas and lasting scars derived from living in and fleeing from war zones: children as refugees and IDPs and what this truly means for them. Our booth were visited by the Malaysian Consulate General and Vice Consulate General.