Voluntary & Charity Organisations
Middle East Cat Society (MECATS)
Non profit group educates the public about the behaviours of different cats as well as the responsibilities of owning cats. Experts in the Arabian Mau, the local pedigree cat breed. We also rescue and rehome stray cats. World Cat Federation member.
Indian Community Welfare Committee
Social welfare committee offers assistance to Indian expats living in Dubai. Focuses particularly on abandoned house maids, labourers, and those being held in prison. Formed under the patronage of the Consulate General of India.
Global Youth Empowering Movement (GYEM)
Youth centre hosts workshops and social events designed to empower youth and offer a positive social environment. Also organises community service projects and volunteer initiatives. Located behind Toys R Us in Festival City.
International Federation for Red Cross & Red Crescent (IFRC)
Humanitarian institution that coordinates activities to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity, as well as organize relief assistance missions responding to large-scale emergencies.