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Maj. Gen. Jamal bin Aded Al Muhairi inspects the training fields at the Emirates Civil Defense Academy in Al Aweer

His Ex. Maj. Gen. Jamal bin Aded Al Muhairi, Assistant Director-General for Resources and Support Services Affairs at DCD, inspected the training fields, teaching rooms, and practical applications laboratories at the Emirates Civil Defense Academy in Al Aweer during his field tour, and witnessed some of the specialized training for the members of the foundational fire course (37). Which included firefighting skills and firefighting of all kinds, in the presence of Colonel / Expert Juma Mubarak Al-Basata, Director of the Emirates Civil Defense Academy.

His Excellency was also briefed on the plan of the training and rehabilitation courses and programs for the military and civilian employees of DCD, and the importance of the strategic partnership between the Civil Defense Academy and the institutions and Fire Stations concerned with modern training fields aspects specialties.

His Exc. praised the distinguished level shown by the members of the foundational firefighting course (37) and the enthusiasm with which they perform the training, praising the curriculum and program of the course, which combines theoretical sciences and practical exercises in how to deal with various types of accidents and fires to hone the skills and enhance the capabilities of new firefighters.

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Department of Dubai Civil Defense its participation activities in Dubai Summer Surprises event 2021, hosted at Mudehesh World at Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC), which was ended on 28 of August. (583) children were benefited from the Junior Firefighter event conducted as part of the DSS activities.

Conducted activities include a number of educational and entertainment, which the junior firefighters have interacted well w and firmly with, particularly in awareness, guidance aspects and was reflected in their passion in answering safety contest’s questions.

The children have demonstrated their admiration to fire and rescue men job’s nature introductory items, and its associated risks, which encompassing interactive explanation and portraying their sacrifices, in addition to a detailed explanation of fire and safety instructions and practical steps to deal with e different types of fire emergencies, and ways to use domestic firefighting apparatuses.

The children also painted creative safety issues pictures reflecting wide imagination scope, and deep understanding of safety topics.

Director of Government Communication Department Major Dr. Ahmed Yousuf Al Shengiti emphasized that DCD’S participation in DSS comes under community partnership concept, aiming to enhance fire safety and security awareness and education amongst community sectors, to become part of their behavior, confirming that children sector constitutes the most important pillar of the society, as future innovation and knowledge sustainability depend entirely on them.

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Directorate General of Dubai Civil Defense has celebrated UAE Women’s Day, an occasion that falls on 28 of August of every year. As part of the celebration ceremony, the Women team at the Department of Government Communication has distributed symbolic trophies to DCD’S working women at their different offices at headquarters, fire stations, and Emirates Academy for Civil Defense in Al Aweer.

In the same respect, Mrs. Afaf Jassim Al Muhairi, Director of Strategy and Future Department and Chairperson of Al Maha Women Committee (AWC), at Dubai Civil Defense emphasized that celebrating such occasion every year aims to embed the position of the country as a pioneering role model in Women empowering move as an effective partner in the sustainable development process and its battle-axes for taking off towards the future.

 She (Lady Afaf) also explained that Dubai Civil Defense is keen to empower women and to interact positively with all the issues that enhancing its position and leading role.

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Based on the ongoing cooperation between Dubai Civil Defense and National Program for Emergency Response (SANID), Civil Protection Department – Volunteer Section - at Dubai Civil Defense has concluded the basic training course designated to train SANID program’s volunteers on firefighting equipment and apparatuses.

The organized training course aims at enhancing response readiness during the crisis, disasters, and emergencies, raising the skills and competency of volunteers on how to use Civil Defense equipment, to efficiently support fire and rescue teams at the times of emergencies, as per the best international applied and practical practices.

The course comprises theoretical and practical drills and is set to train 100 volunteers, two sessions every week for one month. One should focus on providing them with the necessary and basic information and procedures followed during accidents situations and preventive skills.

Major Hamadan Hamed Al Suweidi, Director of Civil Protection Department emphasized that conducted course comes within the framework of cooperation between and SANID, to activate volunteers’ role and employing their capabilities within emergency response program, in such a way that society resilient and emergency response efforts are enhanced.

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Last modified on Sunday, 22 Aug 2021 09:38
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Director of Monitoring and Inspection Department Captain Eisa Ahmed Khorshid Al Mutawaa and Ms. Nora Ahmed Al Matrooshi, Director of Human Resources Department have received at Dubai Civil Defense GHQ premises, Mr. Fadi RizgAllah Operations Director of Al TADAWI medical centers, where both parties have discussed the ways of cooperation and how agreements signed between their two entities in the medical and services fields can be implemented, means of strengthening cooperation and executing set protocols to delivering best medical and treatment services to DCD’S employees at Al TAWADI clinics, organizing medical awareness workshops, and participating in annual medical events.

Al Matrooshi praised the strategic partner in the medical field, its valued services rendered, including all medical diagnoses, consultations, and treatment prescriptions, within the seamless and quick journey, stressing Dubai Civil Defense authority under the commandership of H.E. Lt-Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi cares much about employees and their family's health care issues, as part of its dedication to providing them with the best possible medical care, fostering work productivity so that DCD’S goals are to serve properly.



Last modified on Wednesday, 18 Aug 2021 09:30
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Bin Humeidan Felicitates UAE Youth on IYD

Youth of Nation a Pillar of Change & Bridge to Global Developments

Ist .Lt. Khalifa Ali Bin Humeidan, member of Dubai Youth Council (DYC), in its fifth session 2021, and head of Budget section at Dubai Civil Defense GHQ, felicitates on behalf of himself and all members of Youth Council at Dubai Civil Defense, the UAE Youth on the occasion to mark International Youth Day, which falls on 12 August of every year, expressing his satisfaction about the distinction, success, and superiority demonstrated by UAE youth, their perseverance and allegiance showed to the nation and its wise leadership, and inspiring eternal lessons derived from the national identity and civilized legacy enriched with valuable values inspired front e late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan AL Nahyan and the founding fathers who instilled in the mind of the youth the meaning of glory and honor.

Worth to be noted that Khalifa is considered as one of the distinguished Youth leaders, at Dubai Civil Defense in both scientific and practical fields, as he was awarded a B. Com degree and Master degree in Business Administration from Canadian University 2015, currently is persuading his higher studies at Aberystwyth University in the United Kingdom to get his Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.), branded (Utilization of AI in Public Safety).


Last modified on Sunday, 15 Aug 2021 09:42
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As part of preparations and arrangements to celebrate Emirates’ Women Day, which falls on 28 of August of every year, Civil Defense GHQ Women Committee coordinating meeting was held at DCD’S main building, the event will be celebrated this year under the motto titled” Women are the Fifty ambition and bright”, launched by H .H. Shikhah Fatima Bin Mubarak, Chairperson of UAE General Women Union, chairperson of Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Family Development Foundation President ( Um Al Emarat), to mark 2021 event.

A number of event’s axes and different programs were reviewed during the convened meeting, which focusing on UAE’S women appreciation and demonstrating her valued efforts exerted in many fields, reflected by her successful endeavors at Civil Defense General Headquarters, for achieving more bright future that can contribute positively in Civil Defense services sustainability across the country, implementing the goals set by the wise leadership, supporting track of innovation and corporate excellence in all areas.

The meeting was held in the presence of Mrs. Abeer Al Hammadi, head of Civil Defense GHQ Coordinating Committee for Women Police Affairs at Ministry of Interior, Mrs. Afaf Assam Director of Strategy and Future Department at Dubai Civil Defense Department, and other committee members including Mrs. Amina Salah, Mrs. Khawlah Al Riyami, and Mrs. Nadia Al Marzouqi.

Last modified on Tuesday, 10 Aug 2021 10:50
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On behalf of myself and all DCD’S Officers,  Non-Commissioned Officers and employees I would like to express my sincere felicitation and best wishes to H.H. Sheikh Khalifah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State (May Allah Preserves Him), H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai (May Allah Keeps him), H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of Armed Forces, and to their highnesses member of Supreme Council and Rulers of the emirates, and to their highnesses the Crown Princes, and to all UAE citizens and residents on the advent of great occasion of EID AL ADHA, supplicating to the almighty ALLAH  to brings it back all with blessing and lifting this  Pandemic of.

Lt. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi

Director-General of Dubai Civil Defense


Last modified on Sunday, 25 July 2021 13:35
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Dubai Civil Defense Department has organized as part of Dubai Summer Surprises 2021, an event themed “Junior Firefighter” which will last until August 28 of 2021. 

The organized event encompasses several educational and entertainment activities, with which the junior firefighters have interacted well with them, reflected in their enthusiasm to answers safety rented competition’s questions.

Juniors also learned much about the firefighter’s job nature, risky field tasks they carry out, noble objectives they sacrifice for protecting lives and properties.

Interactive shows focusing on fire safety instructions, some practical steps to handle different types of fires, and ways to use domestic firefighting apparatuses were also demonstrated. 

The children have enjoyed the innovative awareness guidelines through drawings and coloring demonstrated at the dedicated art workshop hosted by the event. Teams have contributed to embedding awareness tips in the children’s minds. 

Major Dr. Ahmed Al Shingiti, Director of Government Communication Department has emphasized that DCD’S participation in Dubai Summer Supersizes comes within its community strategy to entrench safety awareness as a dominant culture followed by all community sectors.

He indicated also, children represent society main pillar, our preventive strategy care much about protecting them, and fostering safety measures at schools, tourism destinations, shopping centers, and other places, via various events, awareness lectures programs, drawings, and tips brochures, enabling them to protect themselves and smart and positively react to emergencies.

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Last modified on Sunday, 25 July 2021 12:26
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According to a kind gesture from H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, many Dubai Civil Defense senior officers have been promoted, including His Excellency Maj. Gen. Rashid Al Matrooshi, who was promoted to the rank of Lt-Gen., Brigadier Jamal Bin Aaded, assistant Director-General for Resources and Supportive Services to the rank of Major General, Col. Suleiman Abdullkarim, Director of Technical Affairs Department to the rank of Brigadier and another (299) officers and Non- Commissioned Officers to the next deserved ranks accordingly. The gesture comes from Sheikh Mohammed in recognition and appreciation of their perseverance and achievements in the field of Lives saving and protection of community members, particularly in Dubai and across UAE.

Lt-Gen. Expert Al Matrooshi expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, for this valuable gesture demonstrated to DCD’S officers and Non-Commissioned Officers entails their promotion to the next deserved ranks, and at the same time congratulate the promoted officers and Non- Commissioned officers, urging them to double the efforts and enhancing institutional and professional performance,  and show their dedication in serving the society and allegiance to our wise leadership.

He added Dubai Civil Defense continues under the shadow of the ongoing support of the wise leadership to extend its sincere efforts of excellent performance to reach the best levels in achieving global leadership, stressing that” Dubai Civil Defense is working as per the best directives to embedding its vision and achieving its core business goals in maintaining lives and properties protection”.

For His part Maj. Gen. Jamal Bin Aaded, assistant Director-General for Resources and Supportive Services also expresses his thanks and appreciations for the valued confidence of His highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum conferred on DCD’S officers, and his continued support and encouragement demonstrated to DCD’S employees, emphasizing it represents prime incentive to arouse their energies for more objective performance to raise the national and entrenching the pillars of its development and progress.

For his part, Brig. Suleiman Abdullkarim, Director of Technical Affairs Department, expresses his thanks and appreciations to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid for his valued gesture, confirming Dubai Civil Defense works day and night to translate his vision for Dubai future as a modern city that provides the highest levels of safety and security to both residents and visitors, by raising DCD’S squad’s readiness.


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