March 30, 2023

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UAE..Rapid response to torrential downpours, and no deaths

UAE..Rapid response to torrential downpours, and no deaths

The Home Ministry said in a post on its official accountTwitter“: “Police teams and rescue teams are working and an ambulance As 870 people were rescued in the UAE, continued efforts were made to protect and secure individuals and property and ensure smooth flow of traffic through field patrols. Sharjah and Fujairah.

He further said, “With the aim of ensuring everyone’s safety, the concerned police teams acted in concert. National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority To meet any emergency resulting from flood And the rain In many parts of the country.

Brigadier General Dr. Ali Salem Al Tunaiji, Director of Central Operations of the Ministry of Interior, said during a press conference on the prevailing weather conditions in the country. United Arab EmiratesThe situation is under complete control and the number of refugees in the emirate of Sharjah has reached 3,897 so far. and Fujairah“.

Al Tunaiji said, “We emphasize the need to adhere to the instructions and instructions of the relevant authorities, especially in areas with heavy rains, not to leave unaffected houses unless necessary, and the importance of driving with extreme caution. Staying away from water bodies, streams and rough areas such as mountains.”

Notable operations manager In the interior of the United Arab Emirates “This crisis proved the ability of the UAE society and institutions to face emergencies, disasters and crises, as specialized teams work day and night according to scientific and practical plans. An integrated work system to improve the safety of society and assets.”

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For its part, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority said in a post on its account on “Twitter”: “Despite the intensity of the rains and fluctuations in weather conditions, we assure everyone due to the flow of rivers and valleys. In many parts of the country, the rains hit many houses, but praise be to God, No casualties or serious injuries were recorded and were limited to material losses.

The authority said in another release: “In such weather conditions, we call upon the members of the public to follow the news and information broadcast by the Center through all its electronic platforms and social media and ensure that they are not attracted to any. Rumors about the weather conditions and get information from their official sources.”

It indicated that “National Weather Service continues Weather condition 24 hours a day, the Center invites the public to follow the bulletins and reports issued, and follow the instructions and warnings of the competent authorities.

On Wednesday, the UAE Cabinet, headed by the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and relevant federal officials, set up an emergency committee to coordinate with local authorities to assess the damage caused by the rains and floods in various parts of the country. Various regions. United Arab Emirates.

The council instructed the committee to submit a detailed report on the damages and to coordinate with security and police authorities and municipalities in all the country’s emirates to immediately begin taking all measures to protect property and lives, Emirates News Agency reported. WAM.

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