June 8, 2023

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Evacuation of rain affected people in Fujairah

Evacuation of rain affected people in Fujairah

Brigadier General Mohammed bin Nai Al Tunaiji, Deputy Chief of Fujairah Police, confirmed cooperation with central and local government agencies to evacuate rain-affected people in Sukhumqum, Al-Sharia and Al-Faseel areas. To accommodate them in hotels in Fujairah and provide all their needs.

“Many families and individuals in areas outside the Emirate of Fujairah have been able to return to their homes by joint teams, after rain and heavy rain engulfed them, leading to some vehicles breaking down,” he pointed out. , and the drift of many others,” noting that numerous vehicles were recovered and removed.

The National Search and Rescue Center is involved in weather response efforts. Rescue teams took the stranded people to safe places in the mountains and rescued the injured.

Director of the Public Works and Agriculture Department of the Government of Fujairah, Salem Muhammad Ali Al-Maqsa, confirmed that 30 mechanisms have been set aside to deal with standing water on major streets, especially the Corniche and Al-Khafa Streets. And with the cooperation of the local crisis and emergency team in the emirate, the Fujairah Police and the General Command of the Security Forces, they were able to pull it back to a large extent, he added.

Dr. Rashid Qamis Al-Naqbi, Chairman of the Ghorbakkhan Municipal Council, said that the operations department in the Ghorbakkhan Municipality and the government teams of the Emirate of Sharjah succeeded in dealing with the effects of rain and torrential rain. Testified.

“The early preparations of the municipal council and the municipality of the city had a positive impact on the residuals of rain and currents and drainage and drainage from roads, squares and other places,” he emphasized.

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He also confirmed that no damage was recorded except for several houses in Al-Matifi and Al-Musali areas, pointing out that Shiz Park was closed due to heavy ingress of water. Main road leading to Shis and Al-Nahwa areas.

On the other hand, Engineer Fawzia Rasheed Al-Qadi, Director of Sharjah-based Ghorbakkan City Municipality, inspected the rain-damaged areas with engineers from Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority and emphasized. Need to continue work to mitigate damage. Ghorbakkan Municipality closed public parks, Cloud Restroom and Al-Sheez Park as a result of the weather.

In addition, Fujairah Municipality confirmed that it has collaborated with a private company to tow stranded vehicles due to the accumulation of rain and difficulty in driving. As a result of the ravines and pooling of water, the Fujairah Police closed the Fujairah Road towards Ghorbakkan in both directions until further notice.

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