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Aviation Safety Campaign – Miami
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Welcome from the Campaign Organizer:

On behalf of the World Food Programme and the Humanitarian organizations it gives me great pleasure to warmly welcome you to the First Aviation Safety Awareness Campaign – Miami, Florida.

The Aviation Safety Awareness campaign is held on the backdrop of improving the Caribbean’s States emergency and disaster response preparedness with the focus on disaster response preparation and state oversight challenges in the Caribbean region.

The campaign is held in collaboration and support of the World Food programme (WFP), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), UAE General Civil Aviation Authority and among other supporting organizations to address various angles of the campaign main topics).  

Lastly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and all of those supporting this humanitarian aviation event, those who invested their time and effort to bring this innovative campaign into reality.

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Aviation Safety Campaign Location

The campaign is taking place at IATA Regional office, Miami which is located:

703 Waterford Way #600, Miami, FL 33126, USA

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Your arrival in Miami

  • Visas and Entry Information

Please be reminded that, US visa might be required and therefore, Visa must be obtained prior to arrival. You are personally responsible for obtaining an entry visa to United States of America through your closest embassy or consulate in your respective countries.

Visit the Department for Foreign affairs website for full details. The campaign cannot intervene in the application process or guarantee such documentation.

  • Flying to Miami, USA

Miami is a city in the state of Florida with the major airport being . Further information on state of Florida “Sunshine State” can be found on: https://www.myflorida.com/

  • Transportation

The campaign does not provide ground transportation; however, you may use the available public transportation, taxi to your hotel available options.

  • Currency

The official currency is the United States Dollar the estimated exchange rate around 1 US dollar to 0.9 Euro. There are exchange at the airport and in Miami

All major credit cards are accepted at the hotels and other sales places

  • Taxes

There is no departure tax at Miami International Airport

There is a 6% general sales taxes of the city Miami, Florida for 2019

  • Weather

  • Electricity

Electricity in the United States of America is 120 V, 60 Hz, plug type A/B

  • Aviation Safety Campaign Focal Point

sharjah.asu@wfp.org, Jasmeen.sihra@wfp.org,

(Landline) +971-6-5574799 (Sun-Thursday 8:30-16:30 Dubai time)

 

 

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Security Clearance

  • You are advised to avoid using ATMs in dark / secluded / nonpublic locations
  • Do not accept any help or distractions from strangers when using ATMs
  • Do not expose cash / valuables / expensive jewelry in public
  • Do not walk alone in the dark
  • All UN participants must obtain security clearance prior to the arrival through the DSS website: http://dss.un.org under ‘TRIPS’.
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Emergency contact numbers

Emergencies

911

Government Information

311

Humane Society of Greater Miami

305.696.0800

Miami-Dade County Animal Services

305.884.1101

Miami-Dade County Team Metro Hotline

786.263.6000

Miami-Dade County Police (non-emergency)

305.476.5423

Miami-Dade Safety Hotline

305.375.2700