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2020 09 21 1NA

Under the auspicious of H.E. Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defence, and in continuation of Dubai Civil Defence World First Aid Day’s celebration, in which all specialized organizations, health authorities, and community members across the countries are invited to acquire first aid and rescue skills.

Public health Section, at Civil Protection Department, has distributed First Aid Kits to the directors of departments and centers officers, other officers, and warrant officers at various ire and rescue centers, in recognition of their valued efforts demonstrated within specialty field, as they rush untiringly to incident scene to rescue victims and trapped persons in different incidents and at times of emergency, and positively dealing with various cases before transfer to concerned entities.

  Department’s director Captain Hamadan Hamed Al Suweidi praised the sponsorship of the Director-General Al Matrooshi extended to different events and activities, which reflect DCD’S institutional and societal role.

He stressed also, celebrating this Day reflects what extend we are concern with the importance of making personnel and community members learning the basics of First Aid science, and to ensure its proper implementation by them, as deemed necessary for rescuing and supporting the victims prior to the arrival of concerned squads, adding concerned entities in cooperation with a strategic partner of emergency services providers are dedicated to spreading First Aid culture and skills through their social activities.

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2020 09 07 2NA

Head of Strategic Partnership Section (SPS), at Dubai Civil Defence (DCD),1st Lt. Hamad Thani Ali, received at his office, Lady Eiman Mohammed, Director of Aoun Foundation, and Lady Aisha Al Suweidi, in the presence of Lady Sara Ahmed Al Ahmadi, head of Corporate Communication Section.

Both Parties discussed aspects of cooperation and ideas that contribute to fostering happiness values and interaction with all positive initiatives, stressing the support role shown to first-line heroes of DCD, in recognition of their valued sacrifice in responding to Coronavirus- COVID19- Pandemic.

Lady Eiman stress that, Aoun Foundation is giving special discount offers Card, services, and facilitation to DCD’D staff family members in recognition and appreciation of their parents’ efforts exerted during battling the COVID19 pandemic, including preventive measures are taken and disinfection operations carried out, in association with other teams across the nation, and which have helped to ensure achieving community safety.

For his part, Thani praised Aoun Foundation pioneering initiative; aims to honor DCD’S first line heroes and their families, stressing such type of positive initiatives to enhance community consolidation, and inspire community partnership to reach higher horizons.

He added Aoun Foundation highlighted a huge appreciation to the role played by the first Defence line, by raising its lovely initiative, also comes to admit their ongoing efforts to ensure the protection of UAE's different classes, besides it also instilling continuous support to backup first line heroes through meaningful initiatives. 

Commemoratives gifts and shields were exchanged between the two bodies at the end of the visit.

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2020 09 04 1NA

His Excellency Brig. Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawaa, assist. Director-General for Fire and Rescue Affairs, at Dubai Civil Defence, participated in the second phase of the “Fire Stations’ Champion Challenge” competition, organized by the physical fitness section at Fire Stations Department, involving fire and rescue men from the 22 fire stations, participants including also Major Ali Mohammed Al Falasi, Director of Fire Stations Department and 212 officers and warrant officers. 

The purpose of the competition is to maintain DCD’S personnel physical fitness high at all times, which contributes positively to their readiness and enhances their fitness, to carry out duties, equipped in full with fire suits and breathing apparatuses more efficiently and effectively.

He indicated that the championship contributes in distinguishing firemen in terms of body fitness and athlete aspect in general, stressing the first phase, witnessed tough competitions across all centers, where the top winner was selected from each center, to participate in the current activities running at Deira, Bur Dubai and Jebel Ali sectors levels, to select 3 candidates who are qualifying to participate in the next phase, in which winner will be termed as champion. 

He added, it also represents a true platform to test the capabilities of fire and rescue men, to refine their skills, in order to overcome potential challenges they face while performing risky tasks of protecting lives and properties.

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2020 09 02 1NA

Excellency Brig. Jamal Bin Aaded Al Muheiri, assist. Director-General for Resources and Support Services, at Dubai Civil Defence, chaired the Promotions Committee meeting, where the main business agenda scheduled were discussed. 

The purpose of the convened meeting is to study, review, and legally verify lists deserve promotions in 2020, before raising for approval from Director-General.

The committee is tasked to document, organize, and verify data of deserve promotions, meet the set required conditions, and implementing relevant rules and regulations, providing development suggestions necessary to swift the procedures. 

The meeting was held in the presence of Major Dr. Abdulrahman AlBloushi, Director of Financial Affairs Department, Lady Afaf Jassum Al Muheiri, Director of Strategy and Future Department, Miss Nora Ahmed Al Matrooshi, Director of Human Resources Department, and Captin Abubaker Habib, Head of Legal Affairs Section.



Last modified on Thursday, 03 Sep 2020 08:50

2020 09 01 1NA

Excellency Brig. Jamal Bin Aaded Al Muheiri, assist. Director-General for Resources and Supportive Services at Dubai Civil Defence General Department held a broad-based meeting encompass Deputy Directors of Fire Stations and Shifts Leaders, convened meeting aim was to discuss Dubai Government Employees Happiness Indicators Results (DGEHIR) 2019.

Bin Aaded confirmed, in the inauguration of the meeting, DCD’S commitment to implement the directives of the wise leadership, instilling happiness and prosperity values amongst Dubai Government employees, stressing to all that,  this meeting reflects a special forum of Happiness and positivity that set to address improvement opportunities, create innovative ideas and initiatives by all categories collectively, in order to foster the spirit of happiness and prosperity, converting working environment into a more attractive and productive environment.

 He also listened to the Officer’s ideas and the positive initiatives they raised, which harmonized with DCD’S steps taken in accordance with the directives of its Director-General Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Al Matrooshi, regarding engagement of all potential administrative and physical capabilities to make different categories happy, enhancing the bonds of cooperation and confidence, and embedding positive aspects of working relations that improve happiness indicators.    

Bin Aaded emphasized that DCD works tirelessly to employ plans and strategic goals to integrate with internal and external development initiatives and programs to ensure achieving its employee’s happiness, being the most important factor of a successful working environment, and contributes in enhancing it, so it will be reflected in the ways employees serve customers.

He indicates that DCD has formed happiness teams, which work to innovate and adopt the ideas that can be embedding the values of happiness amongst employees, conduct opinion polls, and carrying out electronic questionnaire studies, which give results instantly, to allow revision and proposing suitable solutions and addressing improvement opportunities,  to assure performance development and efforts acceleration to keep pace with the requirements set by our wise leadership to ensure excellence and achievements sustainability. 

The meeting was held in the presence of Miss Nora Ahmed Al Matrooshi, Director of Human Resources Department, and Captain Abdulrahman Ahali, HR Deputy Director.

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Last modified on Wednesday, 02 Sep 2020 09:16

2020 08 31 1NA

H.E. Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defence, visited Sand Storm Automobiles Factory, where he was received by Factory’s General Manager Dr. Majada Al Azaazi, the visit comes in line with the framework of cooperation and exchanging expertise in the fields of specialty. 

Al Matrooshi reviewed the production lines and different types of cars manufactured in the factory, in accordance with international standards, experiences and tests carried out.

He was also briefed on the role the factory plays in promoting the local industries sector, other issues discussed during the visit include ways of enhancing mutual cooperation between the two entities, and how both bodies can employ their respective experiences in delivering more advanced services to customers.

Al Matrooshi emphasized that the factory symbolizes national industries development, and reflects the sincere determination to keep pace with global standards to delivering the national products in a bright image that truly depicts quality assurance, excellence and care observed in the country, instilling the directives of the wise leadership to assure sustainable development, international pioneering and maintaining occupying excellence index tops in the different fields.

Gen. Al Matrooshi was accompanied during his visit by Brig. Rashid Khalifah Al Falasi, assist. Director-General for Smart Services, Brig. Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawaa, assist. Director-General for Fire and Rescue Affairs, Col. Suleiman Abdulla Karim Al Bloushi, Director of Technical Affairs, Major Mohammed Bu Farousha Al Falasi, Director of Director General Office and head of Technical Specifications Committee.

Sand Storm Automobiles Factory was represented by Mr. Gim Jamal, CEO Operations, and Mr. Karim Salah, Business Development Director.


Last modified on Tuesday, 01 Sep 2020 09:25

2020 08 30 1NA

Brig. Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, assist. Director-General for Smart Services at Dubai Civil Defence and H.E. Tariq Al Janahi, Deputy Executive Director of Dubai Statistic Center (DSC), has reviewed during the mutual meeting convened at the center’s meeting hall, main points scheduled in the business agenda and suggestions, raised to foster cooperation and exchange accumulated experiences between two sides.

Both parties concurred on conducting routine joint workshops in areas of specialties, to share best practices applied, reviewing work operational plans, making use of technological and technical expertise, and working to enhance smart systems efficiency and effectiveness, which is regarded as the main factors required to ensure excellence indicators sustainability. 

A live illustrative presentation on DSC’S statistics was demonstrated, followed by a reading of the Dubai population percentage indicators, and how it is calculated according to the latest smart systems owned by the statistic center, any ways in which the center employs innovative mechanisms in all specialized operations. 

Al Falasi confirmed that the meeting comes as an extension to the first meeting held by H.E. Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defence and Excellency Aarif Obaid Al Muheiri, Executive Director of Dubai Statistics Center, and the recommendation to form technical committees playing a vital role in fostering strategic cooperation and support development between the two entities.

He also indicated that the meeting has set the excellent map to sustain cooperation and exchange experiences, and went on saying we work to utilize all excellent international applications and systems applied by the center, which match the nature of DCD’S work, and employ it in supporting our services delivered to customers and employees, also agreed to form teams work to set interactive boards of statistics and indicators related to DCD’S performance measurement and integrating roles somas to ensure Dubai Government strategic goals are achieved.

For his part, Janahi indicated that the highest concerns showed by Dubai Civil Defence towards statistics,  and its keenness showcased to enhance strategic partnership with DSC, reflect its dedication to using scientific bases in the planning process, and relying on statistical data in planning operations at different strategic, operational and executive levels, which is considered one of the main correct planning pillars, as statistics is an essential element to accurately know the reality of different sectors, and one of the main inputs that support succession planning. 

Janahi confirmed that the Center will reserve no efforts to support DCD statistically, being a strategic partner and one of the concerned entities to implement Dubai Plan 2021, He also emphasized that, Center is dedicated to making use of DCD’S innovative and successful stories in improving and enhancing the performance.

He expressed his sincere thanks for the unlimited cooperation extended by the Dubai Civil Defence.

Brig. Rashid was accompanied by a delegation comprising Lt. Col. Abdulrahman Al Ali, Acting Director of Smart Systems Department, Major Ali Mohammed Al Falasi, Director of Fire Stations department, Major Hamed Khalifa Al Falasi, Deputy Director of Preventive Safety Department, Captain Hamadan Al Suwaidi, Director of Civil Protection Department, Mr. Isa Bal Shalat, Director of I.T Department, and Financial and Legal advisors. 

DSC was represented by Lady Afaf Bu Aasibah, Director of Economic Statistic Department, and Mr. Ahmed Al Dashti, Director of I.T Department and central Statistical Systems.


Last modified on Monday, 31 Aug 2020 11:38

2020 08 28 1NA

Community Service Section of Government Communication Department, at Dubai Civil Defence, has organized as part of the Dubai Summer Festival activities “DSF” an event branded “Junior Firefighter” at “Mercato Center” in Dubai.

Through its various educational and entertainment activities, joyful programs, and meaningful content, DCD’S teams have drawn a bright smile on the faces of junior firefighters, during the event, which was followed by the families of participating children and other visitors. 

Junior firefighter’s squads interacted seamlessly with conducted event program items, as they learned about fire and rescue teams work nature, challenges they face at the field, noble goals they sacrifice themselves to protect lives and properties, at times of fire and emergency, safety awareness measures to avoid personal and public safety risks. They also learned fire suits and apparatuses and how to donning, to protect themselves during fires suppression operations.

Children participated in drawing and coloring corner, allocated for fire and public safety topics, with the aim set to develop the creative sense and instill awareness culture in their minds.

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Last modified on Sunday, 30 Aug 2020 10:05

2020 08 27 1NA

 Dubai Civil Defence Directorate General has celebrated UAE Woman Day, which falls on 28th of August of every year, the event was marked under the theme “ Woman is the backbone of the Nation”, which has been approved by Her Highness Shiekhah Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairperson of UAE Women Association,   President of  UAE’S Supreme Council Of Motherhood and Children, and President of Family Development Organization, for the year of preparation of the coming “50 Years”.   

The celebration’s endeavor comes in line with DCD’S effort to imbed the directives of the wise leadership, Upgrade and empower women element in the different professional and occupational levels across the country, and highlighting its significant role in development march, and hailing its achievement. 

Dubai Civil Defence Department reflected during event celebrations, numerous achievements accomplished by Woman, such as assuming high ranks administrative positions, and her efficient contribution in upgrading excellent professional work in DCD’S main and supportive operations.

Major Dr. Ahmed Yusuf Al Shengiti, Director of Government Communication Department, confirmed that celebrating such great occasion depicts our high appreciation towards working Women colleagues, in particular, and UAE women in general, for their valued sacrifices, and praising their demonstrated dedication and sincerity in work.

He also added women have shown a unique competence while steering tough files management, stressing that women element in Dubai Civil Defence is considered an essential partner with man in building, leadership, pioneering, and success achieving process.

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Last modified on Sunday, 30 Aug 2020 09:22

2020 08 26 1NA

Excellency Jamal Bin Aadid Al Muheiri, assist. Director-General for Resources and Supportive Services at Dubai Civil Defence, and Deputy Chief of Disasters and Crisis Management Executive Committee, in the emirate of Dubai, chaired committee’s routine meeting, held at DCD’S Headquarters, in the presence of H.E Fawziah Hassan Bin Gharib, assist. Undersecretary for Schools Operations sector at Ministry of Education, and in the participation of strategic partner’s committee members from Dubai Police, Dubai Government Media Office, Dubai Ambulance, Dubai Health Authority, Permanent Committee of Labor Affairs Dubai, Ministry of Education, Knowledge and Human Resources Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai Municipality, and Emirates Transport.

Issues discussed during the meeting include the main agenda scheduled, reviewing the Ministry of Education and KHDA plans, relevant to precautionary and preventive measures taken, ahead of the new academic year, to mitigate the possibility of spreading Coronavirus, COVID 19, and Pandemic. 

While Lady Fawziah, Ministry of Education assists. Undersecretary for Schools Operations delivered elaborated explanation about plans approved by the ministry, Mr. Marawn Ahmed Al Shihi, Executive Director of Discipline and Responsibilities Control at KHDA demonstrated strategies and measures set by KHDA for the new academic year. 

Bin Aadid stressed that the executive committee of Disasters and Crisis management listened to plans set by both Ministry and KHDA, and discussed its various pivotal points, aiming at achieving a safe educational environment for students, raising safety and protection levels, and fostering academic year stability.

He also indicated that meeting participants have discussed all potential challenges, to assure efficient and effective continuity of educational operation in schools, he went on saying we also focused on the importance of students and working team’s commitment towards implementing approve health protocols, social distancing, in classrooms and transportation buses.

Meeting was attended by committee members Sheikh Dr. Majid Abdullah Al Mualla, Section Head of Event at Disasters and Crisis, Dubai Police, Ustaza Alia Al Thieb, Director of Strategic Communication at Dubai Government Media Office, and other committee’s members.

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