civil defense

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activities organized by civilians for their own protection in time of war or disaster

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General Shaikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa emphasized that the Civil Defense Directorate in the Kingdom of Bahrain has achieved a great many laudable successes and were able to rescue human lives, provide immediate First Aid and carry out firefighting.
The commander said that the ministry of science, research and technology should be tasked with utilizing the country's scientific and research capacities in supporting civil defense capabilities.
Ali and his delegation also toured a number of CDD facilities including The Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah II Academy of Civil Defense Protection where they looked into training programs and courses taught at the academy in various fields.
Suleiman Al-Amr, director-general of the Civil Defense.
He briefed the media on the steps taken by the civil defense to tackle any problem related to civil defense.
At the central level the Civil Defense centers are lacking personnel, they are lacking equipment and interventions are slow," Ghobeiri Mayor Mohammad Abu Said Khansa told The Daily Star.
The delegation toured facilities of the academy, hailing the advanced level of the Jordanian Civil Defense Directorate.
Al-Hazmi explained that the officers and members of the Grand Mosque Civil Defense are keen on providing emergency services to visitors in need of assistance and are also prepped for transferring emergency cases to hospital and clinics.
We all know that there is a conflict of powers between the Civil Defense and other state apparatuses," Ghanem said, adding that there is a need to reorganize the Civil Defense so it can better perform its duties.
He said the plan to develop a robot was important because of the challenges faced by the Civil Defense and other bodies to carry out rescues.
He pointed out that as many as 5,775 families and 27,142 people have been housed by Housing Committees consisting of the Civil Defense and the Ministry of Finance.
Summary: BEIRUT: Interior Minister Ziyad Baroud Sunday inaugurated a new Civil Defense center in Yahshoush, Kesrouan, stressing the need to support the institution and revealing the state's plan to back Civil Defense volunteers.
The Civil Defense has developed a new, comprehensive strategy to enhance safety and security at gold workshops in Jeddah, said Brig.
Summary: Riyadh, 15 Dhu Al-Hijjah 1431 / 21 November 2010, SPA -- The International Civil Defense Organization today lauded the Saudi civil defense Hajj plan and performance, stating that the Saudi civil defense authority has taken all necessary measures to maintain the safety of pilgrims against all.
Summary: BEIRUT: Civil Defense and Lebanese Army units combated fires in various Lebanese regions over the weekend, as flames expanded through fields due to high temperatures.
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