Abu Dhabi: Leading critical service provider in the Northern Emirates, National Ambulance is spreading awareness on water safety to highlight the significance of being safe around water and prevent drowning.
Last year, the organization responded to 194+ drowning-related incidents in swimming pools and beaches throughout the Northern Emirates.
The agency will utilize digital platforms and media channels to share water safety messages to educate the public how families can safely enjoy their summer in the water.
The initiative is part of National Ambulance’s ‘Summer Safety’ campaign launched last month to raise public awareness about the importance of safety precautions during the summer season to ensure people are prepared to identify, prevent and deal with common summer-related emergencies.
Mr. Ahmed Al Hajeri, Chief Executive Officer at National Ambulance revealed about the perils of lack of safety rules and prevention methods around water bodies
National Ambulance provides urgent pre-hospital care in the Northern Emirates, which can be requested through the dedicated 998 emergency ambulance number and NA 998 mobile application.
With an advanced fleet and qualified medics, National Ambulance serves the public on the frontline providing high-quality, appropriate care for serious illness and injuries across the Emirates of Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al-Khaimah and Fujairah.