Sat 13-08-2022 13:33 PM
ABU DHABI, 13th August, 2022 (WAM) — The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) has emphasised preparedness of all concerned authorities, led by the Ministry of Interior, and the participation of the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM) and local police, to deal with the low-pressure system that the country is expected to be affected by the end of this week.
NCEMA said that all competent entities have taken safety measures and are ready to deal with this situation. The work continuity plans for all vital sectors are in place and will be activated after assessing the conditions in the affected areas by the field teams.
The authority will issue warnings before and during the low-pressure system through media and will announce adequate measures taken by the competent authorities, in addition to activating the early warning system by local police to guide the public and provide them necessary information to be followed.
For its part, the Ministry of Interior reaffirmed that the safety of society and protection of lives and property is a top priority, and that it is fully prepared to deal with any emergency situation in accordance with the plans set to ensure the security and safety of all.
It also called on the public to exercise caution, abide by safety requirements and instructions, and adhere to the competent authorities’ instructions.
The joint assessment team called on the public not to circulate and spread rumors, and to refer to the official sources in the country to receive all the latest developments and information related to the low-pressure system and to follow the procedures approved by the concerned authorities.
WAM/Hazem Hussein/MOHD AAMIR