Wed 27-07-2022 22:25 PM
ABU DHABI, 27th July, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE Cabinet today directed the formation of an urgent committee chaired by the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and the concerned federal authorities, to work on assessing the damages of torrential rains and floods witnessed by various regions, in coordination with local authorities across all emirates.
The Cabinet also directed the committee to submit a detailed report on the damages and immediately start taking all necessary measures to protect property and lives in coordination with security, police, and municipalities in every emirate.
The committee has called on all UAE citizens and residents, especially those residing in the mountainous areas, to be cautious and stay away from the streams of valleys and torrents.
It also urged them to immediately report any accidents through emergency numbers, operation rooms in the police and civil defence departments that work around the clock to respond to any emergency.
The committee stressed the importance of all individuals to abide to the instructions and directives of the competent authorities so as to save lives, properties and infrastructure facilities, praying to Allah Almighty preserve the UAE and its people.
WAM/Hazem Hussein/Khoder Nashar