Dubai Civil Defense and MBRHE unite to bolster residential fire response

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Dubai Civil Defense solidifies partnership with MBRHE for prompt action during fires

In a recent development aimed at bolstering emergency response, the General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defense (DCD) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MBRHE).

The partnership seeks to strengthen the integration of their systems for real-time monitoring of incidents impacting residential properties.

The memorandum was signed at the Dubai Civil Defense headquarters. It showcases a mutual endeavour to fortify strategic cooperation with Dubai government institutions.

Swift communication and efficient solutions: a step towards better fire management by Dubai Civil Defense

The agreement paves the way for immediate communication between Dubai Civil Defense and MBRHE when a fire incident occurs.

This collaboration is designed to facilitate a speedy response and, if needed, provision of housing solutions to affected families.

Furthermore, the agreement extends to liaising with insurance companies. The aim is to hasten the assessment of damage and compensation processes for insured properties.

One of the major objectives of this MoU is the creation of a joint database to investigate the cause of fire incidents and devise strategic prevention plans.

Joint efforts by Dubai Civil Defense and MBRHE to tackle challenges and enhance safety

As per the terms of this understanding, both parties will assemble a joint team.

This team will focus on coordinating and tracking developments, with the long-term goal of addressing any challenges that arise.

The agreement includes a campaign to promote the fire alarm system Hassuntak especially among the homes of elderly citizens.

The aim is to boost installation rates, thereby improving the safety and security of residents.

Brigadier Rashed Thani Al Matrooshi, Director-General of Dubai Civil Defense, and Omar Hamad Bushahab, Executive Director of MBRHE, ratified the MoU on behalf of their organisations.

Brigadier Al Matrooshi reiterated his organisation’s commitment to safeguarding lives and private property.

He expressed the importance of installing the Hassuntak device in all residences to enhance safety.

IFSJ Comment

This recent development is a promising step towards fire safety and response in residential areas of Dubai.

It shows how strategic collaborations can facilitate quick response times, ensuring the safety of residents and their property.

The introduction of modern fire safety equipment and practices also presents a noteworthy evolution in the sector.

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