KUN0083 4 GEN 0259 KUWAIT /KUNA-DOU0 PPL-UAE-RELIEF-FAIR Dubai hosts Int'l humanitarian aid conference, fair in April DUBAI, Jan 25 (KUNA) -- In a bid to help boost coordination and expertise regarding crises and natural disasters management, the United Arab Emirate of Dubai is to host Dubai International Humanitarian Assistance and Re-Development conference and fair (DIHAD 2005) in the first week of April, with a long list of humanitarian and relief agencies and bodies taking part. The event is to be held under the auspices of Dubai Crown Prince and Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al-Maktum. The sponsors are to be Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed charitable institution, Dubai relief city and the red crescent with official delegations from the UN and Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry also participating in the three-day event. The first gathering of the kind in the region would deal with cooperation and coordination among all state and private and regional relief agencies and bodies on crisis management and response, a spokesman told reporters Tuesday. There would be focus on developments in the situation in Sudan as well as the more recent tsunami disaster and the Bam quake before that, he said. Meanwhile, Head of Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed charitable institution Adeeb Loutah told reporters there is a project under consideration to construct a big residential compound for tsunamis victims along the Indonesian coast and others to provide fishing boats and other means of livelihood for those affected by the tsunami disaster. (end) hd.wsa KUNA 251928 Jan 05NNNN