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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Thursday, two Asians died in a traffic accident that took place on Al Faya- Abu Dhabi Road towards Dubai. The accident involved five vehicles including two trucks.

Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi, Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the Operations Room received a tip at 7:00 am about an accident on Al Faya trucks road towards Dubai. Traffic patrols responded immediately to facilitate the traffic flow.

Colonel Al Bloushi also noted that the accident resulted in burning two vehicles, while investigations are underway to identify the reasons of the accident. He also pointed out that violating the rules of paying attention to the road and ensuring that the road is clear before taking left turns or changing lanes result in tragic accidents leading to deaths and injuries.

Concluding, Colonel Al Bloushi called upon drivers to be more caut ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The specialized search and rescue team for valleys and flood-hit areas at Abu Dhabi Police set up position as of Wednesday morning in Al Hayl area in the emirate of Fujairah, as a precautionary measure to handle any emergencies that may occur in case the tropical storm Ashobaa hits the eastern part of the UAE, along the coast of Fujairah.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, indicated that the team, which was recently formed by the Emergency and Public Safety Department, has completed preparations to deal with any potential emergency that may arise, should Ashobaa turn into a potential severe cyclonic storm. This endeavor receives vigilant follow-up from Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and reflects the police leadership’s vision, on the need to ensure preemptive ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The “I Need Water Just Like You” campaign, launched by the Emirates Animal Welfare Society, has witnessed a significant response from the public throughout many various locations. The campaign was launched on Thursday at the society’s headquarters in Al Bahia, Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Emirates Animal Welfare Society, stressed that the campaign falls within the framework of the society’s commitment to spread cultural awareness in regards to animal welfare issues alongside the importance of preserving animal life. He also noted that the one-week nationwide campaign will feature a wide range of activities and events for all age groups and community segments in cooperation with several government entities and departments, and public interest associations.

The campaign will include the distribution of awareness brochures with guidelines ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Centre and the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), to ensure students’ protection against all forms of abuse.The signing ceremony took place on Tuesday at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ). The MoU was signed by Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, Abu Dhabi Education Council Director General and Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection. The MoU aims at elaborating systems, policies, procedures and programs to ensure the protection of students, and develop a unified mechanism for reporting suspected cases of child abuse, neglect or exploitati ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Civil Defense urged citizens, residents and visitors of the UAE to adhere to safety and prevention requirements; by implementing a set of instructions that enhance safety and protection for the prevention of fires caused by negligence as summer sets in. The directorate general also emphasized the importance of installing fire prevention equipment in homes.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief, pointed out that Civil Defense departments are well prepared as the summer sets in, by adding even more advanced and modern vehicles to its fleet, equipped with the best fire-fighting equipment. “The directorate also enhanced its outreach programs and activities, as well as its clampdown campaigns to ensure that safety components are well observed at industrial plants, in an effort to curb summer fires and reduce these occurr ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior recently launched the Innovation Lab, in line with the wise leadership‘s announcement of 2015 as the year of innovation in the UAE. The innovation lab aims at developing innovative solutions to the different challenges facing the UAE society that are closely related to the ministry’s tasks. The lab would also allow community members to submit their suggestions and ideas via social networking sites in order to be discussed later in search of innovative, practical, and pragmatic solutions.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, explained: “The innovation lab concept came in response to the Ministry of Interior’s directives on the need to adopt purposeful proposals submitted by community members and discuss the success possibility of implementing them, so as ... Read more »

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