Two news items have recently been published about the IWC 2014 counts in the U.A.E.:
Gulf News: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/environment/volunteers-start-counting-waterbirds-across-uae-1.1277477 (Binsal Abdul Kader)
The National: http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/abu-dhabi-islands-paradise-for-birds (Peter Hellyer)
The census in the U.A.E. is coordinated by Dr. Salim Javed from the Environment Agency in Abu Dhabi.