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2020 03 01 1NA

The Civil Defense GHQ Commemorated under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the event of Civil Defense International Day, which falls on March 1 of every year, under the slogan “ Civil Defense in every Home”, at Culture Center auditorium in Ras Al Khaimah. 

The event was held in the presence of Excellency Maj. Gen. Dr. Jassim Mohammed Al Marzouqi, Commander in Chief of Civil Defense, Excellency Ma. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, their excellences Directors Generals and regional Department’s Directors.

Ceremony program includes operetta branded “Civil Defense in every Home”, strategic partners were honored also during the ceremony in recognition of their exemplary efforts and contributions that made a great impact in making different activities and programs organized by Civil Defense enormous achievements. 

Al Matrooshi emphasized that enhancing the awareness about safety concepts, risks protection, and preventive measures in every home is very important in avoiding public risks.

He also indicated, awareness and prevention come first,  as they will have a positive impact in avoiding incidents, based on the fact that individual is always the first responder in-home incident,  before fire and rescue squad arrive in incident scene, resulting in loss and damage limitation.

Al Matrooshi also made a mark, involving everyone within the home is important to ensure fire safety requirements are in place, positive interaction with awareness programs, following DCD’s directives to protect lives and properties, to implement wise leadership to ensure community safety protection, in accordance with cutting - edge international standards.

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2020 02 29 1NA

Under the auspicious and Participation of Hon’abe Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Mistier of Tolerance and Chairperson of UAE for Genetic Diseases has participated with Dubai Civil Defense in “ Rare Diseases Rally”, organized by  “ High Hopes”  Center for Children Therapy and Rehabilitation, at Kite Beach Jumeriah, in commemorating of Rare Diseases International Day 2020.  

Dubai Civil Defense participation in the rally comes to emphasizes its community role in sponsoring and supporting all activities, which achieve happiness and life wellbeing, reflect its solidarity with the families suffer from rare diseases, instilling UAE society humanitarian values and contributing along with other partners in spreading preventative awareness culture. 

The event includes also honoring ceremony of Dubai Civil Defense, in recognition of its efforts in making the event a successful one, honoring shield was delivered to Major Dr. Ahmed Yousuf Al Shengiti, Director of Government Communication Department. 

For his part, Al Shengiti stressed that DCD’s participation is derived from its dedicated commitment towards community responsibilities and contribution to integrating with all social issues, embodied in its strategic plans, launching, adopting and participating in the initiatives which will have a positive impact on community sectors.

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2020 02 27 111NA

 Dubai Civil Defense GHQ hosted a workshop on the “Smart Lost & Found” system, delivered by Major Ahmed Mohammed Bin Fahad, director of “Lost & Found” at Dubai Police.

Delivered workshop includes demonstrating steps followed in reporting and inquiry about “Lost & Found” items, and centralized reporting system, via Lost and Found recognition and archive smart system, which comes in line with the implementation of the law No (5) for the year 2015, pertaining disposing of Lost and abandoned money in emirate of Dubai, issued by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, May ALLAH Preserves Him, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai.

“Smart Lost & Found” system, is considered as a smart system which set to connect public and private entities and other organizations in Dubai to facilitate reporting and inquiry system about items missing.


Last modified on Sunday, 01 Mar 2020 10:40

2020 02 27 11NA

Brig. Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, assist. Director-General for Fire and Rescue Affairs at Dubai Civil Defense, today received at his office, a delegation from EXPO 2020, led by Mr. Omar Shehab Shehadeh, Senior Vice President, International Participants Operations. 

Two parties discussed ways to facilitate approval and completion procedures of EXPO 2020 projects, assigning a special tasks team from DCD to follow and ensure safety requirements stipulated, are in place in all onsite projects, before commissioning handling them out to participating countries.

Meeting also discussed, setting inspection mechanism, ensuring alarm systems efficiency and make sure to be connected to the EXPO 2020 special operations room, identifying certain mechanisms for approving new materials proposed for use in EXPO 2020.

Approving these new materials, which is imported for the first time to the UAE, is a challenge for the special tasks team.

Major Hamad Khalifah  Al Falasi, acting director of the preventative safety department, sections heads and concerned entities from both parties attended the meeting.

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2020 02 27 1NA

Honorable Abdulla Al Basti, Secretary-General of Dubai Executive Council, Honorable Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), have visited Dubai Civil Defense Pavilion at Innovation Exhibition, organized by secretariat General of Executive Council of the emirate of Dubai, as part of Innovation Month activities. 

During their visit, both visitors have reviewed DCD’s latest developmental innovative projects, branded, “Qirsh” and “Early Intervention Unit”,  lies under Innovative work Scheme System in UAE, featuring effective and positive performance, which embeds wise leadership vision and support it to sustain innovative projects and initiatives as key motivator for development axis.

They also listened to a briefing delivered by Major Talal Hyder Al Rashidi, deputy director of Marine fire and rescue department, on how the two different schemes are operated and linked to central command and control room, and high-performance ability possessed as per latest international standards, and ability to deal with different scenarios of fire incidents acquired due to the sophisticated technologies they are fitted- with.  

In the same respect, Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Economic Department, paid visit also to DCD’s pavilion, to review “Qirsh” and “Early Intervention Unit” projects, which reflect the systematic working method and environment Dubai Civil Defense provides to support innovators and ensure innovation workshops sustainability, led to inventing rational innovative ideas, contributed in providing solutions to many challenges faced, and raised a number of innovations which achieved success and proved to be effective.

At the sideline, of the exhibition, Civil Defense friends also performed and delivered patriotic items, expressing positivity and future spirit.

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2020 02 25 11NA

Hon’able Shama Suhail Al Mazroui, state minister for Youth Affairs, praised Innovative Initiatives delivered

by Dubai Civil Defense, including Qirsh fire and rescue boat, operates as per highly sophisticated technology, featuring fast speed, accuracy, and automatic control and with the latest international standards.

She also, reviewed during its visit to the Dubai Civil Defense pavilion, at Innovation Exhibition, Rapid Intervention Unit (RIU).

In the same respect, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs General Department, reviewed DCD’s latest innovations, where he was briefed by Major Talal Hyder, deputy director of marine fire and rescue department, on details about the advantages and technical specifications of DCD’s projects and innovations, best practices, and operational applications as per highest standards applied globally in the field of specialty, which contributed in the implementation of many innovative projects, proved to be very efficient in fire and rescue operations.

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2020 02 25 1NA

Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, chaired a meeting held to review “Smart Advisor” program, as part of the general framework of implementing smart programs and initiatives, which leads to achieving comprehensive Digital transformation in all DCD’s main and supportive operations, and services rendered to public, inconsistent with Dubai Government strategy and requirements and total digital transformation of the transactions into paperless by 2021. 

The mentioned program includes financial, legal, strategic, administrative and human resources aspects consultations.

Meeting discussed also, technical aspects and data provision to complete transactions and procedures through the program and flexible steps and tracks.

Al Matrooshi Confirmed that Smart Advisor program symbolizes, the practical steps followed by Dubai Civil Defense to implement digital transformation via projects and innovative programs and employing artificial intelligence to facilitate transactions and services rendered to internal and external customers, and hugely support smart transformation drive led by Dubai Smart Government, which we strive to achieve completely by 2021.

The convened meeting was attended by Brig. Rashid Khalifah Al Falasi, assist. Director-General for Smart Services, Lady Afaf Jassim Al Muheiri, Director of Strategy and Future department, advisors, and sections heads.


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Monday, 24 Feb 2020 07:54

DCD Organizes Blood Donation Campaign

2020 02 23 1NA

In the presence and participation of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Salim Al Ulama, Under Secretary of Ministry of Health and Community Protection, and Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, Public Health Section at Civil Protection Department, has organized “Fazaatk Bidamik” a blood donation campaign, branded “  a drop of blood Gives life”, with the aim to spread awareness and health education on the importance of blood donation, at Al Qusais fire station.

The drive was organized in association with Blood Transfusion Services and Researches Center, affiliated to the Ministry of Health and Community Protection.

Campaign activities include awareness lectures on the importance of blood donation and its role in avoiding various types of diseases.

Other participants include Brig. Rashid Khalifa ALFalasi, assist. Director-General for Smart Services, Departments’ Director, Civil Defense officers, fire and rescue men and other GHQ civil employees. 

Al Matrooshi praised the campaign, saying it is a humanitarian work that symbolizes one of the main community supporting features of this prominent health organization. 

He added it enhances DCD’S role and interaction with all community entities. 

Captain Hamadan Hamad Al Suwaidi, Director of Civil Protection Department and Lady Zina Hashim Al Hadid, Head of Public Health Section attended the event.

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2020 02 22 1NA

Ministry of Human Resources Honors DCD

Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratization has honored Dubai Civil Defense GHQ, represented by Al Qusais Fire Station, as part of the strategic partners, who have contributed to making its strategic evacuation drill a successful one.

A strategic drill carried out was aiming to measure the Customers’ happiness center.

Honoring ceremony was held during the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization delegation visit to Al Qusais fire station, which comprising Mr. Masood Hassan Al Raisi, head of the Evacuation team and Mr. Saleh Al Yoher, Deputy Chairman of Support.

Captain Talal Eisa AL Ali. Deputy Director of Al Qusais fire Station confirmed that Dubai Civil Defense works tirelessly to enhance relations with the strategic partners, through practical steps and applications, which support instilling fire and public safety indicators, by conducting strategic drills, embodied in its strategic plan, throughout the year.

He praised also, the spirit of cooperation and coordination with all strategic partners.

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2020 02 19 1NA

Dubai Civil Defense performed a strategic training drill, in collaboration with its strategic partners at Dubai Police GHQ, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Dubai Ports World and Total Lubricant Company.

 This move comes as part of DCD’s annual training plan implementation, preparation and readiness measurement strategy to deal with incidents, enhancing the successful partnerships with strategic partners, and achieving best response rates.

The Scenario, began when DCD’s central operations room, received a report from Total Lubricant Company security officer at 10:47 am, stating that a tanker at berth 2 guts fire, fire squads from Jebal Ali fire station, comprising mobile operations units and early intervention, arrived to the incident scene and began assessing the situation and preparing and submit its report to incident commander, deploying fire combating teams according to the scenario, set to deal with maritime and warehouses fires,  support and back up squad immediately dispatched from  DIP fire center, following the onsite forces request, as result fire was brought under control in a record time, followed by cooling operations and incident scene field survey. 

According to the drill scenario, operations room received a fire report from Total lubricant company, immediately response operations started by evacuating 4 casualties, with medium and adverse injuries, 2 victims were evacuated by Dubai police rescue teams from the sea, while the remaining 2 were evacuated by Dubai Civil Defense units, then fire suppression operations started, and due to DCD’s advanced equipment, ground and side nozzle jet, specially designed to fight beaches and maritime fires,  they managed to bring fire under control in a record time. 

Major Bader Foolath, incident commander and Director of Jebel Ali Fire & rescue Center, praised the positive dealing of DP World operations room at Jebel Ali, and Total security officers, and the way evacuation was carried out at the time fire was erupted, and supervising the evacuation of other company’s labors through Gate 1, to safe assembly point.

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