ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
On the occasion of World Civil Defense Day, the Media and Public Relations Section at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector recently organized an awareness lecture on security and safety. The lecture was delivered by trainer and lecturer Abdul Salam Jaber Al Mansouri, from the Media and Public Relations Section at the Directorate General of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, and took place at the Naturalization Residency and Ports Affairs Department.
The lecture was attended by Colonel Abdullah Ali Al Hosani, Head of the Security Policies and Standards Department at the Directorate General of Ports and Airports; Colonel Suhail bin Kaltham Al Khaili, Deputy Director General of Naturalization for Investigation Affairs; Lieutenant Colonel Taleb Abdulkarim Al Mahmoud, Chief of the Media and Public Relations Section at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector; along with a large number of officers, non-commissioned officers, and female staff members from the sector.
Abdul Salam Al Mansouri provided a brief history of the Civil Defense sector in the country, as well as the tasks and duties it carries out, and the efforts it exerts in order to provide protection, prevention, and safety for community members.
He then discussed the types of fires and their causes, how to fight them, and how to use manual extinguishers. He also reviewed the methods of what to do in the event of a fire, including evacuation procedures and how to use fire extinguishers.
During the lecture, attendees watched a short film about the Civil Defense Academy highlighting its role in preparing and training the staff members of the Civil Defense.
The attendees also reviewed a presentation that used recent incidents in order to highlight the types of fires and which types of fire distinguishers Civil Defense staff members utilized while controlling the accidents. Awareness brochures and pamphlets were also distributed to the attendees alongside practical training exercises for each type of fire extinguisher.
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