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2021 07 15 1NA

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.


Last modified on Thursday, 15 July 2021 11:33
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His Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, has chaired a meeting convened to identify and discuss the strategic priorities of Dubai Civil Defense for 2022 to ensure the achievement of strategic indicators and contribute to their international competitiveness.

Al Matrooshi emphasized that discussing strategic priorities 2022 comes in line with sincere dedication to take part in the race towards the future, achieving certain accomplishments, which help in maintaining the sustainability of UAE’S position in the international competitiveness indicators, also to contribute to the nation’s economic growth, and meeting national priorities of the country.

He also indicated that Dubai Civil Defense takes into consideration all global variations and updates, which assures keeping pace and implementing futuristic ambitious objectives of 2022 strategies and plans. 

The convened meeting was attended by Excellency Brig. Jamal Bin Aaded Al Muheiri, assistant Director-General for Resources and Supportive Services, Excellency Brig. Rashid Khalifah Al Falasi, Assistant Director-General for Smart Services, Excellency Brig. Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, Assistant Director-General for Fire and Rescue, and Lady Afaf Jassim Al Muheiri, Director of Strategy and Future Department.


Last modified on Tuesday, 06 July 2021 08:54
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In the presence of His Excellency Brig. Jamal Bin Aaded ALMuhairi, Dubai Civil Defense Assistant Director-General for Resources and Supportive Services, Department of Civil Protection (Public Health Section) has organized in association with the Ministry of Health and Prevention, an initiative for 3 days long blood donation themed (Faazatkum Bedmikum), which literally means you support with your blood.

He (Bin Aaded) emphasized that this initiative reflects one of the main DCD’S humanitarian and community initiatives, which are organized based on their importance and effective impact on people's normal life, and to enhance the values of giving to others and how to make them feel happy and satisfied.

He also indicated the importance of the initiative in maintaining lives, through blood donation, adding huge categories in different hospitals that benefited from this initiative.

Brig. Jamal advised fire and rescue men and all DCD employees who could not donate today, to rush to Nad Alshiba fire station on Sunday 4/7/2021 or Barsha fire station on 6/7/2021.

Bin Aaded also hailed cooperation between Dubai Civil Defense and the Ministry of Health and prevention in various health and awareness fields to enhance community sectors' health and safety.

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Last modified on Tuesday, 29 June 2021 09:14
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Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Al-Matrooshi: Welcomes the new generations of UAE applying as firefighters

His Excellency Maj. Gen. Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of the DCD, welcomed the UAE Nationals who applied for the position of a firefighter while Checking the application procedures through the smart platform for employment in DCD building.

His Excellency assured that the profession of firefighting and rescue is one of the most important humanitarian professions at all, through which firefighters play great roles in protecting lives and properties, noting that firefighters perform their heroic tasks around the clock, in order to provide security, safety and protection for the community, adding that firefighters are subject to Multiple stages of training and psychological and physical preparation, starting from the basic training stage until they reach the level required to deal with fire accidents and the tasks assigned to them, whether it is firefighting or rescue, efficiently and professionally.

From his side, Brig. Gen. Jamal bin Aded Al Muhairi, Assistant Director General of Resources and Support Services, pointed out that the civil defense smart recruitment platform works to enhance and participate in national human resources in all jobs, achieve career aspirations for Emirati competencies, and qualify and train them to contribute to the sustainable development of the country.

He added that DCD is working effectively to implement government directives and achieve the best Emiratisation indicators, and its progress in accordance with the mechanisms and plans established in all jobs, in order to achieve the aspirations and directions of our wise leadership in this regard.

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Last modified on Sunday, 20 June 2021 09:51
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His Excellency Aref Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the Dubai Statistics Center, received His Excellency Brig. Rashid Khalifah Al Falasi, Assistant Director-General for Smart Services, in the framework of activating the strategic partnership between the two sides, which includes cooperation initiatives in the field of smart services, scientific research, strategy, performance, innovation, programming and competitiveness, and reviewing the work system Dubai government institutions and departments in specialized fields, and the most important programs and initiatives aimed at consolidating an advanced government model that keeps pace with modern global developments.

Brig. Rashid Al Falasi assured that the visit reflects the work of the committees and technical teams formed to enhance strategic cooperation and support the development of the two institutions in a tangible way.

His Excellency valued the joint cooperation whereby the Civil Defense benefited from the distinguished global applications and systems of the Dubai Statistics Center, which correspond to the nature of the work of the Civil Defense, and its employment in a way that supports all services provided to employees and customers.

His Excellency Aref Al Muhairi said that the Dubai Statistics Center has several partnership and initiatives with the DCD, praising the great and tangible interest of the leadership of the DCD in statistics and data, and in carrying out planning and decision-making based on the scientific foundations based on those data, Assuring that all The technical capabilities of the center and its institutional experiences are harnessed to support and serve our partners and that the center also does not hesitate to benefit from any experiences or expertise of its partners, which would develop services and institutional work.

His Excellency Brig. General Rashid was accompanied during the visit by Engineer Eissa Balshalat, Director of the Information Technology Department, and Captain Muhammad Yousef Al-Emadi, Head of Networks and Technical Support Department, and managers of other departments.

On the Dubai Statistics Center side, His Excellency Tariq Al-Janahi, Deputy Executive Director, and concerned departments and work teams attended.


Last modified on Sunday, 20 June 2021 09:38
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Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Al-Matrooshi honors the candidates in the first phase of the H.H Minister of Interior Award

His Excellency Maj. Gen. Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of the DCD, honored the first place candidates for the HH Minister of Interior Award in its sixth session 2021, at the stage of the Director-General, in a ceremony organized with all precautionary measures taken, at the Emirates Civil Defense Academy In the presence of His Excellency Brig. Gen. Rashid Khalifah Al Falasi, Assistant Director-General for Smart Services, Brigadier General Expert Ali Hasan Al Mutawaa, Assistant Director-General for Fire and Rescue Affairs, Colonel Jumaa Al Basata, Director of the Emirates Civil Defense Academy, Colonel Expert Ahmed Kamidesh, Director of the Emirates Martyrs Fire Station, and directors of Fire Stations and departments.

Captain Talal Issa Al Ali won first place in the supervisory category, and First Lt. Eissa Ahmed Al-Mutawaa came first in the young officer's category, while First Lt. Rashid Matar bin Ghadeer won first place in the Innovator category, and First Master Sergeant Abdullah Al Hammadi came in first place in the field category for the class. Officers, individuals, and civilians, while Master Sergeant Mohammed Khalifah Al Falasi won first place for the specialized category for the non-commissioned officers, individuals, and civilians, and First Sergeant Ahmed Khaled Al-Tamimi came in the first place for the future jobs category. In the category of customer happiness, Sergeant Youssef Hussein Al Balushi won first place. For the non-commissioned officers, Corporal Khalifah Al Suwaidi won first place for the Youth Category, while Huwaidah Saeed bin Touq and 1st Sergeant Salem Ahmed Al Kindi participated in the first place in the government communication category.

His Excellency the Director-General assured that the Civil Defense focuses on adopting a sustainable approach in enhancing competitiveness and in implementing strategies for future foresight and innovation in specialized fields according to the indicators of the General-Command of Civil Defense and the strategies of the Ministry of Interior, and encouraging staff to work accordingly, which enhances indicators of professional competence and job excellence.

He added that previous experiences proved the success of the civil defense's wide participation in the HH the Minister of Interior Award, as it won awards for innovation, excellence, and honorable performance in all award stages, reflecting the DCD ambition to be the primary goal of participation, and we wish success to all candidates in the remaining stages, of the current version of the award.

 Mrs. Afaf Jassim Al Muhairi, Director of Strategy and Future Department, praised the great support provided by the Director-General to the candidates and his constant motivation to achieve the best results. She also praised the efforts of the candidates and the appreciated role of the committees and work teams that contributed significantly to explaining the basic requirements, holding workshops, and the success of the first phase of the award, hoping that the work will continue with the same enthusiasm and determination to reach the expected results.

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Last modified on Monday, 21 June 2021 07:46
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In my name and on behalf of all the leading officers, non-commissioned officers, and employees of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Dubai, I extend my congratulations and the highest verses of congratulations and blessings and the best wishes to the shrine of His Highness Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State (may God protect him), and to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, the Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai (may God protect him), and to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and to Their Highness members of the Supreme Council, Rulers of the Emirates, to Their Highness the Crown Princes, and to all citizens and residents of UAE, on the occasion of the blessed Eid al-Fitr, praying to God Almighty to keep everyone with goodness and blessings, and to bring an end this pandemic.

Major General Expert. Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi

General Manager of Dubai Civil Defense

Last modified on Sunday, 16 May 2021 10:38
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In line with DCD’S Cooperation with Other Governments Entities to Deliver Technical & Technological Support to Services Provider Vehicles to Achieve Strategic Goals

Col. Suleiman Abdulkarim Al Bloushi, Director of Technical Affairs Department, has handed over (Research and Rescue Vehicle) to Sharjah Police GHQ after it was outfitted at Dubai Civil Defense workshop to carry out tasked research and rescue operations. Handing over ceremony was done in the presence of Lt. Col. Faisal Al Dokhie, Director of Research and Rescue Branch at Sharjah Police.

About relevant technical details, Col Al Bloushi emphasized that modifications required in operational, transmission, and speed systems were carried out by teamwork, to overcome obstacles associated with hilly mountains and off roads, adding it also featuring efficiency and flexibility to carry out different research and rescue missions, and ability to perform specialized missions like rescuing people exposed to incidents in valleys, desert bumpy areas.

The vehicle was equipped also with sophisticated night lighting, a specialized crane, and all other rescue equipment.

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Last modified on Sunday, 09 May 2021 10:31
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General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defense marked the anniversary of Labor World Day that falls on May 1 of every year, recognizing their huge efforts rendered, being a major segment in the society, which has contributed to building and development’s march. While marking this occasion, the department of government and communication has provided outdoor and construction laborers with umbrellas to protect them from sun heat. 

Maj. Gen. Expert Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense emphasized that marking labor World Day event comes to embedding the principles of working value respect and awareness about genuine humanitarian values, and the method laid down by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (God rest his soul) and was enhanced by our wise leadership. 

He (Al Matrooshi) indicated that Dubai Civil Defense celebrates this event every year, reflecting its sincere appreciation for the huge role the labor sector plays and its efforts in the growth and development process witnessed over past years.

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Last modified on Sunday, 02 May 2021 11:52
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Part of a safer Ramadan awareness Campaign implemented by the Civil Protection Department at Shopping Malls and Commercial Shops during the holy month of Ramadan

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