Dubai Civil Defence Celebrate Conclusion of Summer Training Programme

The conclusion of the summer training programme organised and delivered by Dubai Civil Defence culminated with a closing ceremony on Thursday 9th August. Hosted by Dubai Civil Defence, Lt.Col Expert Juma Mohammad Mubarak AlBsatta director of Emirates Academy for Civil Defence,…

Firefighters in Dubai Offer Advice to Residents

Firefighters and Officers from Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) have been out in the community officering advice on home safety. As part of their shift duties, staff have been out in the community meeting with residents to talk about fire safety…

Dubai Warehouse Fire

A warehouse fire in the Ras Al Khor industrial area of Dubai on Saturday 18 June was brought under control in ‘record time’by Firefighters Dubai Civil Defence stated officials. The fire which caused extensive damage to the building was reported at 1310…

Dubai Civil Defence Firefighters Prevent Major Firespread

The prompt response and effective actions of Firefighters contained what was already a major fire and preventing the spread to other buildings in a large warehouse complex. The incident, which occurred on Tuesday 5th June, was in the Al Quoz…

Annual Statistics Report Highlights Performance of Dubai Civil Defence in 2017

The average response time for Dubai Civil Defence to major, medium and minor accidents is 7.7 minutes according to the 2017 annual statistics report of the General Directorate of the Dubai Civil Defence. Average incident completion time is 20.7 minutes. The fire…

Dubai Civil Defence View Rosenbauer Electric Powered Fire Appliance

Members of the Dubai Civil Defence Executive Technical Specifications Committee visited Austria to attend a workshop on the ‘Electric Experimental Mechanisms’. As part of the trip to explore opportunities presented by electrically powered vehicles and equipment, Committee members also visited…

Dubai Civil Defence and the Emirates astronaut programme team Discuss Future Opportunities

His Excellency Major General  Rashid Thani Al-Matroushi, Director of Civil Defence of Dubai received and hosted the Emirates astronaut programme team of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre. During the meeting, His Excellency discussed the astronaut’s project along with seeking potential avenues…

A Focus on Dubai Civil Defence

The United Arab Emirates consists of a federation of seven Emirates: Abu Dhabi (the capital), Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm-al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah. Dubai is the second largest Emirate with a total area of 4,114 sq.km. It lies on the…

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