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2020 02 01 111NA

As part of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) events held at “City Walk”  and in a festive atmosphere mode full of safety and security, Dubai Civil Defence has displayed “ Little Fire fighter” event on the celebrations stage, in a wide presence of families and interactive participation with the children, event includes informative  and entertainment items about fire fighter’s work nature, risky field tasks involved, noble goals for which they put their lives to risk  in order to save lives and protect and properties of others, while responding to emergency and fire incidents,  Children were educated about  safety awareness tips for preventing from different risks threating personal and public safety, they were also learned about different fire and rescue equipment and apparatuses been displayed, in addition to fire suit components, and other firemen apparatuses and how to be donned, and their roles to protect the fire fighters.

Event includes in addition to entertainment items, drawing, a colouring, and contests programs.

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Civil Defence GHQ, Brig. Mohammed Abdullah AL Takawi, Director of Media Department at Civil Defence GHQ, Col. Sami Khamis AL Naqbi, Director General of Sharjah Civil Defence and Col. Salem Hamad Bin Hamada, Director General of Um AL-Quain Civil Defence Department.

The Civil Defence GHQ has held its first routine meeting in 2020, at Dubai Civil Defence Directorate General Premises, chaired by Major General Jassim Mohammed AL Marzouqi, UAE Civil Defence Commander in Chief, and in the presence of Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani AL Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defence, General Directors and Departments directors.

The annual report of 2019, including fires incidents in buildings and establishments, which are subjected to Civil Defence GHQ standards and requirements, as well as studying strategic indicator results: fire rate per 100,000 inhabitants, comprising international competitiveness standards benchmarks, were discussed during the convened meeting.  

Meeting reviews also, the results of implementing “Hassuntuk” scheme for safety in the different emirates during 2019, in accordance to scheme routine follow up’s reports, and as per each emirate, and accomplishment rates,  such results was assessed compared to set targets, which are updated based on last year applications learned lessons, cooperation mechanism with others partners aiming at enhancing cooperation and activate shared plans, to achieve tangible results which positively impact safety strategy at homes, and also asserts periodically follow up of different phases of the scheme as per specified scheduled plan. 

Meeting discussed also, how to express Civil Defence World day celebration slogan content (Civil Defence in Every Home), as well as reviewing event program items, including the ability of all fire departments to conduct safety training sessions in the homes, during the month of March, and the importance of considering the development of main and supportive operations, delivered to the public, in line with Government trends requirements to shower community with happiness. 

Convened meeting focused on the importance of community awareness while demonstrating the results of the number of beneficiaries of awareness programs across the emirates, and the percentage of achieving the target of such programs in 2018 -2019, by each emirate, awareness plan for 2020 was approved during the meeting as well.

Attendees confirmed during the demonstration of Civil Defence GHQ Human Resources strategic indicators results of 2019 and comparing it with 2018 results, their commitment to Emiratization and training policies sustainability.  

Meeting was attended by Brig. Mohammed Mauoof  AL Kutabi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Department, Brig. Abdulaziz Ali AL Shamsi, Director General of Ajman Civil Defence Department, Brig. Mohammed Abdullah AL Nuaimi, Director General of Fire Safety & Protection department at Civil Defence GHQ, Brig. Mohammed Al Zaabi, Director General of Ras-ALKhima Civil Defence,

 Brig. Ali Obaid AL Taniji, Director General of Fujairah Civil Defence, Brig. Expert Ali Hassan AL Mutawaa, Assist. Director-General of Dubai Civil Defence for Fire & Rescue Affairs, Brig. Mohammed Ali AL Shehi, Legal Advisor of Civil Defence GHQ, Brig. Mohammed Abdullah AL Takawi, Director of Media Department at Civil Defence HGQ, Col. Sami Khamis Al Naqabi, Director General of Sharjah Civil Defence, and Col. Salem Hamad Bin Hamada, Director General of Umm AL-Quain Civil Defence.

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Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the #UAE Innovation Month will run on February 1-29, 2020, under the theme "The UAE Innovates in Preparation for the Next 50 Years".


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Director-General of Dubai Civil Defense, His Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Rashid ALMatrooshi, has visited Dubai Center for Autism and was received by Mr. Mohammed Al Aamadi Center’s General Director.

 Al Matrooshi had a tour in different sections of the center, and reviewed medical services, educational programs, and facilities, which are equipped and fitted, as per the latest international specialized standards, to satisfy the needs of kids who suffer from autism.

He admired the level, which the center has reached, and praised the services delivered and the role it plays within the region, as well as its efforts in introducing autism, symptoms and suitable ways to deal with victims.

He also hailed the center keenness to support children of autism issues.

Gen. Al Matrooshi was honored at the end of his visit by Mohammed Al Aamadi, who has also praised his societal role and sincere efforts as DCD’s Director to achieve accomplishments in the area of specialty.

 Al Matrooshi was accompanied by Maj. Dr. Ahmed Yusuf Al Shegiti, Director of Government Communication Department and Mrs. Afaf Jassim Al Meheiri, Director of Strategy and Future Department.

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2020 01 29 1NA

Emirates safety Laboratory execution follows up a committee has held its first meeting, chaired by Lady Afaf Jassim Al Muheiri, Director of Strategy and Future Department, which meant to set integrated plan to execute the agreement signed between Dubai Civil Defense and Emirates Safety Laboratory and tuning governing ties between two entities to achieve strategic goals. Issues reviewed during convened meetings include, agreement team, follows up plan, task distribution among committee members in legal, financial and technical aspects. Meeting attended by committee members and concerns bodies from other departments

Last modified on Monday, 10 Feb 2020 13:21

2020 01 28 1NA

Gen. Al Matrooshi Receives Commercial Advisor at Denmark Consulate General – Dubai 

Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense has received at his office, Mr. Jonas Nelson, Commercial Advisor of Denmark Consulate General at Dubai and Energy Sector Commander at the Middle East and North Africa.

Both parties discussed ways of cooperation in the Dubai Civil Defense area of specialty, detailed explanation of the requirements for approving Denmark fire products in UAE.

Meeting was attended by Brig. Rashid Khalifah, assist. Director-General for Smart Services, Mr. Jonas Ladivogid, assist. Commercial advisor, Ms. Hanan Al Ghiwan, Commercial Advisor, Environment & Water Solutions Field, and Yasmin Gad Allah Government Relations Officer.

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2020 01 27 1NA

Under the auspicious of Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, Dubai Civil Defense GHQ has honored its strategic partners, as part of the annual forum for honoring strategic partners held at “Inter-Continental Hotel”. 40 entities of strategic partners, representing the public, private sector, and Media persons were honored.

Honoring ceremony includes a number of Government entities senior officials and Directors Generals and other authority’s representatives, who are considered by DCD as main supporters for its goals, strategic and operational plans, institutional excellence, international leadership, and services development system for 2019.

Ceremony event was attended by Ho’s able Abdulrahman Saleh AL Saleh Director General Of Department of Finance Government of Dubai, Excellency Maj. Gen. Mohammed Ahmed AL Marri, Director General of  Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs Dubai, Excellency Ahmed Mahboub Musabh, Director of Dubai Customs, Excellency Mohammed Abdullah Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Excellency Khalifah Bin Drai Executive Director of Dubai Corporation for Ambulance  Services, Excellency Mansur Juma Bu Asibba, Executive Director of  Specialized Communications Corporation” NADDA”, Excellency Marwan Bin Goliath, Executive Director of  Real-estate Regulatory Corporation (RERA), Excellency Jamal Al Hai, Dubai Airports Vice President, Dr. Mansur Al Awar, President of “Hamadan Bin Mohammed Smart University” and Juma Bin Hamidan, Deputy Director of Land Department.  

In his delivered speech, Al Matrooshi warmly welcomed the esteemed gathering, emphasizing that, they represent a successful partnership of Dubai civil Defense in various services it delivers to customers and employees.

Al Matrooshi also confirmed, annual forum, this year, coincides with the year of preparations for the upcoming 50 years, through which we seek to instill our wise leadership vision and support it with plans and one team spirit to achieve goals and objectives, stressing DCD’s forum aiming at developing joint work with partners, enhancing projects and initiatives, which contribute in sustainable development process in all of its sectors, in line with Dubai strategic plan and achieving highest standards of services delivered to partners and customers.

He denoted also to Dubai Civil Defense dedication to achieve wise leadership vision, by providing best safety and security standards, protecting lives and properties, derived from the major and important role of responding to challenges, working to instill the spirit of occupational responsibility, in association with other concerned entities, and be inspired by a role model that corresponds to the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, about the importance of work and sacrifice which leads to entrench and interlacing Government entities and private organizations efforts to achieve Emirates  Vision 2021 and Dubai Plan 2021.

Gen. Al Matrooshi has honored Dubai Government Entities Directors Generals and Executives, while Brig. Rashid, and assist. Director-General for smart services honored strategic partners from the private sector and Brig. Li Hassan, assist. Director-General for Fire and Rescue honored Media Personnel, strategic partners.

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2020 01 26 1NA

In the presence of Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, “Future Ideas Raising” workshop was conducted at Nad Alshiba Fire & Rescue Center, involving Mawakib PVT School students in Khwaneej.

The move comes as part of the second edition of “Youth City’s Builders” championship, which aims to involve Dubai Schools Students, age’s category “11-18” in current and future Government services improvement process, by raising their ideas and suggestions, under direct supervision of City builders’ team, affiliated to Dubai Government Executive Council. 

Al Matrooshi emphasized that listening to youngsters ideas, help to create new reality full of opportunities, challenges and new skills, also enhances Government trends to have more bright and advanced future, we discussed with them innovative and development ideas, which can be employed in the future and ways to improve them.

He praised City Builders’ team initiative in ensuring sustainability in different areas and now gives golden chance to the youth to developmental capacities and innovative aspects in order to contribute to development sustainability.

Other participants involved were Brig. Rashid Khalifah, assist. Director-General for Smart Services, Brig. Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, assist. Director-General for Fire & Rescue, Maj. Dr. Ahmed Yusuf Al Shengiti, Director of Government Communication Department, Mrs. Afaf Jassim Al Muheiri, Director of Strategy and Future Department, Lt. Majid Sultan, head of Policies and Studies and Lady Lamia Al Muheiri, City Builders team member Major-General-Rashid-Al-Matrooshi-shares-future-ideas-with-young-people.

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2020 01 22 11NA

Hon’ able Ohood Al Raoomi, state minster for Happiness and wellbeing and director General of Cabinet Ministers Presidency Office, has participated in launching “You Are Our Wealth” Campaign, which aims to enhance Civil Defense heroes’ wellbeing. The initiative also aiming at providing the highest standards of psychological health of 1400 firemen, besides improving their wellbeing state, by organizing 50 specialized training sessions in 2020.

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2020 01 21 11NA

Sheikh Saif Al Qasimi, Director of Fire & Safety Authority Sharjah, reviewed the “Early Intervention Unit” a fire vehicle launched by Dubai Civil Defense Department, at its Stand in INTERSEC 2020, in its 22th edition, during visiting the Stand, accompanied by Col. Sami Khamis Al Naqabi, Director General of Sharjah Civil Defense GHQ. Visiting delegation was received by Col. Suleiman Abdulkarim AlBloushi, Director of Technical Affairs Department, who have fully illustrated them about vehicle specifications and ability to combat fires in hilly areas, desert, tunnels, and beaches. He also explained the Dubai Civil Defense efforts to ensure fire and rescue sector development sustainability.

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