Volunteers of the Civil Defence
department give awareness to the public about methods to tackle emergency situation.
A seminar was also arranged in connection with the intentional Civil Defence
Day where prominent volunteers were given appreciation awards.
The minister hailed sacrifices of civil defence
personnel and expressed pride over their professionalism and swift responses.
In his message on World Civil Defence
Day issued on Wednesday, he said that civil defence
department plays an important role in saving human lives and properties during natural calamities like earthquake and floods.
On behalf of the Civil Defence
General Command, Al Marzouqi expressed his sincere condolences to Al Sreidi family on the tragic death of their seven children in the fire accident.
About 14 fire tenders and 53 firefighters from Al Rashidiya, Al Barsha and UAE martyrs stations were involved in the firefighting mission and contained the blaze under the supervision of Colonel Hussain Al Rahomi, from Dubai Civil Defence
Established in 1964 in the Capital, Civil Defence
has been placed under the jurisdiction of Divisional Commissioner, Delhi with effect from January 1, 2011.
The civil defence
inspection section will also monitor and follow up on their activities periodically.
In statements to CNA, the deputy commander of civil defence
Lucas Hadjimichael condemned the incident and said it was shameful that someone would do such a thing.
The Civil Defence
Deputy Director-General said that such courses were the foundation of training the Civil Defence
personnel in accordance with the latest training systems.
The chief guest opened the exhibition which included a number of civil defence
equipment and facilities.
and the new information technologies.
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He pointed out that the Sudan is one of the countries continuously exposed to the torrential rains and floods that need special attention and support from the International organization of civil Defence
This symposium is attended by some 72 civil defence
officials from 15 Arab countries.