Na­tional Guard pre­pares for rainy sea­son

Arab Times - - LOCAL -

The Na­tional Guard Fire­fight­ing Branch or­ga­nized an ex­er­cise un­der the ti­tle (Rain 2) in Al-Maqwa, as part of the ac­tiv­i­ties to test the strength of the team us­ing var­i­ous types mech­a­nisms to prepare for the 2020 rainy sea­son, re­ports Al-Rai daily.

The daily added, the ex­er­cise was held un­der the watch­ful eyes of the Un­der­sec­re­tary of the Na­tional Guard Lieu­tenant-Gen­eral Hashim Al-Ri­fai, and the Di­rec­tor of the Of­fice of the Deputy Head of the Na­tional Guard, Ma­jor Gen­eral Ja­mal Muham­mad Al-Dhiab.

Ear­lier, Al-Rai was in­formed of the prepa­ra­tions and pro­ce­dures fol­lowed by the Na­tional Guard forces in such cases and their use of var­i­ous mech­a­nisms and equip­ment for drain­ing wa­ter in the event of rain when it comes to deal­ing with nat­u­ral dis­as­ters.

The Na­tional Guard team said it is ready to play its sup­port­ing role with the State ap­pa­ra­tus to pro­tect the lives and prop­er­ties of cit­i­zens and res­i­dents.

Al-Rai photo

Kuwait Na­tional Guard per­son­nel con­duct­ing a drill to tackle flash floods dur­ing the rainy sea­son.

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