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DCD Presents Paper on “Safety & Security Precautions in EXPO2020” At INTERSEC Exhibition

2020 01 21 1NA

 During the “ fire protection” conference, which was held on the sideline of INTERSECT 2020 exhibition activities, Eng. Salma Hamid Saeed, head of Drawings section at Dubai Civil Defense GHQ, has presented a working paper branded “Safety & Security Precautions at EXPO 2020”.

 In which, She focuses on the importance of EXPO 2020 at the international and Middle east levels, and the role it plays in current and future aspects, in virtue of wise leadership directives, which extends its support limitlessly and framing policies that bring UAE in forefront of International indicators.

It also addresses Dubai Civil Defense efforts as the main support of the EXPO 2020 initial stages, including studying initial drawings, reviewing safety issues details, providing consultations and required support for obtaining final approval.

Salma also indicated that DCD is committed under the leadership of Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Al Matrooshi, implement in cooperation with its strategic partners, all capabilities, abilities and accumulated experiences needed to make such global event a successful one, and substantially contribute to converting the dream into a reality. 

She added, DCD has adopted the latest international safety standards to execute EXPO 2020 temporary and permanent projects, which will ensure the highest safety and security levels, considering the movement of fire engines and apparatuses, to achieve the best response time, estimated at 4 minutes, during emergencies.

Eng. Salma has demonstrated through the interactive show, the flexibility of apparatuses movement from DCD’s fire stations based in the EXPO 2020 site, support and back up team’s access, and confirming designs are flexible to accommodate any changes.

According to Salma, DCD’s engineer’s staff have exerted huge effort, during weekly meetings with EXPO 2020 concerned staff and participating countries pavilions officials, to complete approval works. Project implementation phase began in the last quarter of 2016, including designs, infrastructure works, and fire-fighting networks systems, she concluded.

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