Civil De­fence fo­cus on a safe sum­mer

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Abu Dhabi Civil De­fence De­part­ment has in­ten­si­fied its fire pre­ven­tion aware­ness cam­paigns to pro­tect peo­ple from home fires. Of­fi­cials yes­ter­day said that as the UAE sum­mer heats up, and with sum­mer va­ca­tions around the cor­ner, the cam­paign will in­clude the dis­tri­bu­tion of brochures and prac­ti­cal ad­vice on fire safety re­quire­ments, at pub­lic gath­er­ing lo­ca­tions and mosques in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Re­gion. The cam­paigns are in co­op­er­a­tion with the Gen­eral Au­thor­ity of Is­lamic Af­fairs and En­dow­ments (Awqaf). The cam­paign also high­lights the ac­tion to be taken when a fire starts, in­clud­ing how to use man­ual fire ex­tin­guish­ers.

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