Lieutenant General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, discussed the “Civil Defense Environmental Preparedness” programme, which is part of the UAE’s efforts, with the vision of its forward-looking leadership at promoting initiatives and projects of ecological value, and developing technologies that improve efficiency, effectiveness and environmental sustainability.
His Highness also reviewed eight international certificates, including a certificate from the National Fire Protection Organization (NFPA), the largest international organization in the civil protection sector, and certificates from continental organizations around the world, which underpin the leadership of the Ministry of the Interior Confirm business worldwide. and leading UAE Civil Defense efforts for countries around the world in artificial intelligence to predict and mitigate fires before they occur. The certificates also recognize international civil protection organizations and the Emirates’ leading experience in the optimal use of modern technologies in fighting fires and improving preparedness and readiness.
During the visit, His Highness also viewed an electric fire-fighting mechanism, the first of its kind in the Middle East and the second in the world, designed according to modern technological systems, environmentally friendly and with green applications included within the smart system. of specialized devices and mechanisms, in accordance with the highest international standards and practices in this field.Prevention, safety and fire fighting.
This came during a visit by His Highness to the operations room of the Expo Fire Station, in the presence of the Director General of the General Department of Civil Protection in Dubai, Lieutenant General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, and the Deputy Director General for Resources and Support Services Affairs, Major General Jamal bin Adid Al Muhairi, where His Highness was briefed on the details of the Environmental Preparedness Program, which is an initiative. From the Ministry of the Interior, represented by the Civil Protection of the countries of the world, with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions from fire incidents in the world, to achieve climate neutrality.
His Highness urged those responsible for these international achievements to make greater efforts to maintain the process of excellence and leadership, and to enhance the successes and reputation of the UAE, which ranks at the top of global competitiveness indicators , especially in the areas of security, prevention and civil protection. .
The program is a unified platform for the global database of fire incidents, with the participation of major fire brigade organizations in the world. Through the platform, the data and CO2 percentages resulting from fire incidents are analyzed, classified and analyzed for each continent. is submitted to the fire organization responsible for each global continent, with the aim of reducing the number of fire incidents and resulting CO2 emissions worldwide, and is therefore a ground-breaking initiative by the civil defense sector to strengthen efforts in joint global cooperation and double down on cooperation. coordination.
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