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Monday, 24 Feb 2020 07:54

DCD Organizes Blood Donation Campaign

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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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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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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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Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense has received at his office today morning, H.E. Maj. Gen. Mohammed Saad Sharif, Head of Dubai Military Human Resources Committee, in the presence of Maj. Gen. Awad ALawim, assist. Director-General for Human Resources Sector at General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, Brig. Rashid Khalifah Al Bufalasah, assist. Director-General for Smart Services, Brig. Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, assist. Director-General for Fire & Rescue Affairs and committee members. 

Meeting witnessed a demonstration of a number of important files, which reflects the seamless cooperation in military employee’s files, to achieve Dubai Government strategy and objectives.

Later, the committee conducted its routine meeting, discussing the set agenda.

Head and committee members then visited the central operations room to review the latest technologies and state of the art equipment and systems, fitted in the room, and the role they play in incidents management to achieve best response time.

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Excellency Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, reviewed “Allam Balgalam” Scheme, literary interpreted as using the pen to learn, launched by Sharjah Corporation for Social Empowerment, for the sake of supporting Orphan education, and which was displayed for two days at DCD’S GHQ premises.

Al Matrooshi was briefed by Corporation’s representative about the scheme’s objectives, and about factors, which have contributed to making the experience a successful one, in supporting and providing educational opportunities for orphans children.

Al Matrooshi praised the move, which comes in line with Sharjah Corporation for Social Empowerment aspirations, aiming at providing education to orphans students, stressing Dubai Civil Defense hails and support all community initiatives.

He suggested that the scheme must be further developed to become available online and through smart applications, enhancing knowledge and supporting orphans.  

The briefing was attended by Major. Mohammed Saif Bufaroosha, Director of DG’s Office, and Government Communication Department team.

Last modified on Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020 08:52

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Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamadan Al Maktoum, Chairman of Board of Trustee of Maktoun Charity Foundation has honored Dubai Civil Defense, in recognition of its valued contributions in making the 11 days long foundation’s event branded “We are with You”, organized at Kite Beach Jumeirah, in its eighths’ edition.

 Dubai Civil Defense has positively contributed in the success of the event, through conducting a number of educational, entertainment and interactive programs mainly targeted the children, including coloring and drawings focusing on fire safety tips, distribution of gifts, awareness lectures, how to handle fire incidents and other associated drills.

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Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, has visited childhood cancer patients at Jalilah hospital, as part of the activities of an initiative branded “Ibitsamitkum”, launched by “Public Health Section” at Civil Protection department, seeking to draw smile on the faces of childhood cancer patients and bring joy to their souls, on the occasion set to mark Childhood Cancer International day falling on Feb.15 every year.

Celebrating Childhood Cancer International Day aims to raise the level of awareness about it, and a bid to express emotional support to patients and their families, deep understanding the challenges they do face, ensure proper treatment is obtained.

Al Matrooshi stressed that childhood cancer patients are true heroes, who bravely battling the illness every day, with full determination, confirming also, al should support them to overcome it, and we should give them hope and sympathy to beat the disease.

 He also noted the importance of interaction with such events and activities.

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Last modified on Sunday, 16 Feb 2020 08:25

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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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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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