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International Civil Defense Day "Our children are our responsibility"

  • UAE News
  • 14 Mar 2019
  • 12:00 AM

His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain and President of the Executive Council, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council of Umm Al Quwain witnessed the celebration of the International Civil Defense Day at the Cultural Center in Umm Al Quwain. Al Qaiwain, which will be held this year under the theme "Our children are our responsibility" in conjunction with UAE Children's Day. The ceremony was also attended by Major General Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmed Al Mualla, Commander-in-Chief of Umm Al Quwain Police, Directors of the local and federal authorities and a number of officers. HE Dr. Salem Hamad Bin Hamza, Director of the Department of Civil Defense in Umm Al Quwain confirmed that the celebration of the International Civil Defense Day, which comes this year under the slogan "Our children are our responsibility" is a message addressed to parents and various segments of society. Care and attention to them, and spare them the risks and misconduct and attention to the person begins with the child is a matter of the affairs of this country and our leadership is spare no effort in caring for the child and attention to it. He pointed out that this year's celebration coincides with the Year of Tolerance, which embodies the values ​​and principles of tolerance, love and coexistence between the people of the UAE and the peoples of the world. Our celebration coincides with the UAE Children's Day, which falls on March 15 of each year, The stages in which prevention and safety rates should be increased, because they are unaware of the risks surrounding them. The celebration included various sections showing the importance of the great role played by civil defense personnel provided by the students of the schools of Sharjah International American School and the school of Umm Al-Shuhadaa for basic education in addition to a video presentation about the causes of the fire.