Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority (ADCDA) has revealed that the emirate of Abu Dhabi now has 37 additional rescue and firefighting stations activated.
The objective of this initiative is to improve preparedness for potential emergencies and accidents while also expediting emergency response times. The emirate’s safety of people and property is something the authority intends to guarantee.
There will be sixteen new rescue and firefighting stations in Abu Dhabi, fourteen in Al Ain, and seven in the Al Dhafra Region.
Brigadier Salem Abdullah bin Barrak Al Dhaheri, Acting Director General of ADCDA, stated that the initiative is part of a comprehensive plan prepared to support the emirate’s emergency system. The initiative includes training human resources and developing programs and operations, emphasizing the authority’s commitment to providing the highest levels of protection for the community and enhancing its capabilities in dealing with various emergencies with high efficiency and effectiveness.
Colonel Salem Khalifa Al Mansouri, Director of the External Regions Rescue and Fire Department and Project Manager of Barq Patrol Points, stated that the strategic points are equipped with advanced technologies and equipment to ensure the highest standards of efficiency. ADCDA aims to provide effective responses to emergencies and accidents, contributing to delivering services at the highest level of professionalism and accuracy, to ensure the safety and well-being of communities across Abu Dhabi.
ADCDA plays a pivotal role in protecting lives and property, ensuring safety in commercial and industrial premises and facilities, and maintaining achievements and gains in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
It delivers highly professional services through highly qualified staff who work effortlessly in partnership and cooperation with stakeholders, using state-of-the-art equipment to spread a preventive and awareness culture.