UAE: Dubai Police receives 41,000 emergency calls due to ‘Unstable Weather’

United Arab Emirates: The officials from the Dubai Police Force Department has recently shared an update about the number of calls received by the emergency services of the United Arab Emirates due to the unstable weather condition in the country.

UAE: Dubai Police receives 41,000 emergency calls due to 'Unstable Weather' (image credits google)
UAE: Dubai Police receives 41,000 emergency calls due to 'Unstable Weather' (image credits google)

United Arab Emirates: The officials from the Dubai Police Force Department has recently shared an update about the number of calls received by the emergency services of the United Arab Emirates due to the unstable weather condition in the country.

As per recent information, the Dubai Police Department has received over 41,000 calls in recent days due to bad weather conditions. In addition, considering the current conditions in the nation, the authorities have issued a safety reminder to the people and urged them to use every precaution in their road journeys.

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The Police Department further advised the people and road users to follow all the traffic rules and instructions for reduced speed during rainy weather conditions and wet roads.

As per the sources, Colonel and Director of the Dubai police Command and Control Centre, Muhammad Abdullah Al Muhairi, has conveyed that the emergency command and control centre has received 41 221 calls from Friday morning to Sunday evening.

Out of 41,221 calls, around 37,945 calls were made to the emergency hotline of the force (999), and the remaining calls, 3,276, were handled by the Dubai Police Call Centre (901), which took non-emergency calls along with general enquiries and information.

On his part, Colonel and Director of Command and Control Centre, Al Muhairi, confirmed their readiness and efforts to handle and answer all the emergency and non-emergency calls were made to the Command & Control Centre of the Dubai Police, especially during unstable weather conditions from the past few days.  

Moreover, Director Muhairi added that their operators work day and night tirelessly 24/7 to ensure every call is attended professionally and swiftly to assist the needs of the residents and tourists of the United Arab Emirates.

Colonel Al Muhairi explained that Dubai Police had increased the availability of the emergency response teams to manage and coordinate with any unfortunate incidents in the mountainous areas and places of running flood and the neighbouring regions.

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He further acknowledged the efforts of the Dubai Police. He confirmed that Dubai Police have also come forward at the level of readiness in the desert areas, which have become a hot topic among the public due to temperature changes.

“Residents are advised and urged to stay away from places of pools, waters and valleys when the weather is unstable, or the roads are wet,” “Motorists and road users are also instructed not to use their vehicles across the desert areas, especially after the rains,” Colonel Al Muhairi concluded.

 

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