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Rehabilitation of 18 mountain lifeguards for off-road missions

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The Civil Defense Academy of the Ministry of Interior revealed the qualification of 18 of its cadres to carry out rescue missions in harsh areas, in Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and the eastern regions of the country.

The Academy held a “Search and Rescue Course in the Mountainous Areas” in the Emirate of Fujairah to complement the plan of search and rescue courses implemented by the General Command of Civil Defense within the strategy of qualifying cadres and increasing their capabilities in rescue and rescue. ambulance.

The course included intensive theoretical and practical training in mountain search and rescue operations, in addition to reviewing the knots and ties of mountain rescue ropes, mountain rescue equipment, mountain search methods and practical applications in various areas that included descent. , lifting and rescue operations.

On the other hand, since the beginning of this year, the teams of the National Search and Rescue Center have engaged in five rescue operations, when medical evacuation was arranged for seven people who were lost or very tired while climbing the mountains, represented in finding a 50-year-old missing South African who had lost his way. In Jabal Al-Ahqab, in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, last January. In February last year, the center carried out two mountain rescue operations, the first of which was the rescue and medical evacuation of three persons of Filipino nationality in Jabal Jans in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, and the second was the rescue of an injured Lebanese mountaineer in cooperation with Kalba Police operations.

The center, in coordination with the operations of the Dibba Al-Fujairah Police, last March managed to rescue a 28-year-old girl of Gulf nationality after she was injured while in a mountainous area in Dibba Al-Fujairah. A rescue mission was also carried out for an elderly citizen (88 years old) in the mountains of Dibba Al-Fujairah after he suffered extreme fatigue and exhaustion on the highest mountain peak in the region during the afternoon.

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