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DCD Conducts Strategic Drill to Ensure New Year Celebrations Readiness

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His Excellency Brig. Jamal Bin Aadid Al Muheiri acting Director General of Dubai Civil Defense, presided in the presence of H.E. Brig. Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, assist. Director General for Smart Services, a meeting to review special arrangements taken to secure the events and activities associated with New Year 2021 celebrations, in emirate of Dubai, which are proposed to take place at Burj Khalifa, Dubai Festival, Jumeriah, Bab AL Shams Hotel and Resort, Global Village and other selected venues, in a way that ensure highest safety and security indictors of the audience are in place.

Brig. Bin Aadid approved safety and security plan set by Fire and safety Sector and other supporting sectors, identifying fire vehicles and apparatuses routes to assure tasks are implemented quickly, ensuring complete readiness of specialized units and squads, which observing highest international requirements in the area of specialty.

He confirmed all the required preparations to ensure safety and security during New Year 2021 celebrations are completed, as the event is highly valued by the public, and the position, which Dubai occupies worldwide, stressing that DCD always takes into consideration all the special directives and steps for securing the event and protecting lives and properties.

Bin Aadid urges the public to comply with the set instructions and directives and to cooperate with official entities, so event will be conducted seamlessly in atmosphere full of joy and happiness, to enhance UAE position, especially Dubai in organizing and hosting such international event according to highest indicators recognized globally. 

He also indicated that DCD has performed strategic drill at Burj Khalifa venue to test the readiness, in association with the strategic partners in Dubai Police, Dubai Ambulance and EMMAR, aiming at fostering the efficiency and performance participating teams and units, and confirming high alert and readiness to professionally dealing with potential risks.

Meeting was attended by Col. Expert Feras Bal Hassa, Acting Assist. Director General for Fire and Rescue Affairs, Major Ameer Ahmed Al Deesi, Acting Director of Operations department, Major Ali Hassan Al Ahamedi, Director of Etihad Fire Station, Major Omer Mubarak Bal Jaffleh, Head of Crisis and Disasters Section at Operations Department, and concerns from other departments.

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