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Last modified on Sunday, 16 Feb 2020 08:25

2020 02 09 1NA

In the presence of Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, Environment, Health, and Safety annual event, at Zayed University, was inaugurated by Mr. Al Sadiq Almulla, head of administrative and financial affairs.

 The launched event focuses on embedding preventive knowledge, demonstrate best practices and latest technological applications in the areas of environment protection, sustainability, health and safety, steps to be taken to respond to emergencies, fire fighting strategies and finally how to maintain different sources of energy and environment purification.

Al Matrooshi stressed during the events, on the importance of spreading preventive awareness across students, training them on safety skills, introducing fire safety requirements to them, and how they should deal carefully with risky incidents. 

He added, such events no doubt will enhance individual and community awareness level, contribute in knowledge impart, transfer expertise, environment conservation culture and health and public safety protection process, to become personal’s attitude and lifestyle, and integrating with other sincere efforts to encouraging community members to adopt and implement best safety special practices. 

Al Matrooshi accompanied by Zayed University director and other guests had a tour the exhibition held on the sideline of the events, where latest technologies of safety and occupational safety, including sophisticated fire and safety equipment, were displayed. 

Guests and participants praised 2 weeks long training drills carried out by women firefighting team for the girls students, on firefighting skills, which was positively reflected in their performance in (women firefighting challenge) race, organized by Department of Civil Protection at Dubai Civil Defense, and in their skills demonstrated while executing a practical drill to extinguish a fire erupted in two cars within the university campus.

Maj. Gen. Expert Al Matrooshi was honored, at the end of the event, by Dr. Riyad AL Mhaideb. Chancellor of Zayed University, as a university partner in applied scientific events.

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Last modified on Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020 13:32

2020 02 06 11NA

Dubai Central Military Grievances committee (DCMGC) has held a workshop at Emirates Academy for Civil Defense, chaired by Col. Dr.  Ahmed Alshihi, Secretary-General of Dubai Military Human Resources Committee.

 Held workshop aims to explain the special procedures pertaining to military cadre grievances process, legal spans of the procedures affecting their positions, status and other functional affairs, ways of assuring justice, functional happiness and stabilization, as well as ensuring rules and regulations are applied in the most appropriate way.

Col. Dr. AlShihi indicated that the committee is entitled to accept recruits’ grievances in case the concerned department refuses to take any actions against their cases.

The committee will look upon such cases without biases towards any party.

Conducted workshop witnessed interactive discussions between committee representatives and military audiences, who are involved in the committee working system and those benefiting from it.

Workshop participants comprises of 1st Lt.  Tariq AlBloushi, Director of legal affairs office, at Military Human Resources, and 1st Lt.  Marwan ALshiba, Director of Committee Secretariat General Office.

Dubai Civil Defense was represented by Col. Abdulrhman BalShalat and Col. Ahmed Kemidish and Col. Jamal Ahmed Ibrahim and directors and heads of other concerned departments and sections.

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Last modified on Sunday, 09 Feb 2020 11:33

2020 02 06 1NA

Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense has chaired a meeting set to review the performance results of departments of Resources and Support Services sector. Smart Services sector and Fire and safety protection sector for 2019, respectively, in the presence of Brig. Rashid Khalifah BuLaflasa, assist. Director General for Smart Services and Lady Afaf Jassim AL Muhieri, Director of Strategy and Future Department.

During the convened meeting, directors of Services and Supplies, Emirates Academy for Civil Defense, Financial Affairs, Human Resources, Preventive Safety, Civil Protection, Communications Systems, Information Technology, as well as Smart Systems have demonstrated detailed performance results for 2019, major initiatives and projects achieved during 2019, challenges been rectified through implementation of developmental plans, and nature of innovative initiatives for remedying them. 

Directors also reviewed projects linked to strategic goals proposed for 2020, which coincides with inauguration of EXPO 2020.

Al Matrooshi emphasized the following:

DCD’s vision, work methodologies and projects should be a part of overall trends of the Government of preparations for the coming 50 years, and reshaping the future using pioneer initiatives and projects, entrenching integration principles with our partners in both public and private sectors, developing institutional performance, delivering best services and achieving best possible results. 

Meeting was attended by Col. Jamal Ahmed Ibrahim, Director of Supplies and Services, Col. Juma Mubarak, Director of Emirates Academy for Civil Defense, Col. Abdullrahman BalShalat, Director of Communications Department, Maj. Dr. Abdullrahman AlBloushi, Director of Financial Department, Maj. Khalid ALtaniji, Director of Preventive Safety Department, MS Nora Ahmed Al Matrooshi, Director of Human Resources Department and Mr. Eisa BalShalat Director of I.T. Department.

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Last modified on Sunday, 16 Feb 2020 08:29

2020 02 05 1NA

Under the patronage of His Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense Department, annual ceremony event to (Honor Suggestions Providers) was held, in the presence of Brig. Rashid Khalifah AL Bufalasa, assist. Director-General for Smart Services and chairperson of Higher Committee for Suggestions and Complains.

In his inauguration speech, Brig. Rashid stressed the following:

Developmental suggestions constitute an important factor among other innovative knowledge factors that contribute in human resources progress and enhancing sustainable institutional development strategy, therefore, Dubai Civil Defense is sincerely dedicated to establish a number of effective channels to receive innovative ideas and suggestions from both military and civil employees, and the partners, and creating innovative based environment that encourages providing ideas and suggestions, fostering the spirit of innovation and creativity, through direct contact with raised ideas and suggestions owners, as part of its development strategy in different sectors and services to assure people’s happiness.

For her part, Lady Afaf Jassim, Director of Strategy and Future Department indicated that:

In line with our ongoing keenness to activate all channels to provide electronic suggestions, encouraging employees to deliver it, and honoring suggestions providers as being a vital inspiring tool for creating and attracting more developmental ideas.

Suggestions play important role as basic pillars to demonstrate developmental ideas, which can be implemented in reality to assure best services, competent functional performance, hence DCD launched a contest branded ( Let us Innovative together to Gear up for Fifty years ahead), which focusses on Government trends, and on the core business of the Civil Defense.

118 candidates comprising military and civil employees, who have provided ( 201 feasible suggestions) out of the total 973 suggestions provided through the Government Suggestion Program, were honored during the ceremony event.

Brig. Rashid expressed his sincere thanks, at the end of the ceremony, to department’s directors, sections heads, and other civil employees for their raised suggestions, which positively contributed in developing functional and institutional performance, in order to achieve DCD’s strategic goals.

He also thanks to the top ten employees who have provided a great number of suggestions, through an electronic system, and praised the efforts of the suggestions and complaints committee members.

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Last modified on Sunday, 09 Feb 2020 10:58

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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Last modified on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 09:47

2020 02 01 11NA

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.

Last modified on Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020 12:23

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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".


Last modified on Sunday, 02 Feb 2020 08:33

2020 01 30 1NA

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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Last modified on Sunday, 09 Feb 2020 13:37

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

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