The capital forges ahead with its continued measures aimed at amplifying safety…

A total of 37 emergency rescue and firefighting sites have been set up in Abu Dhabi, in a bid to improve emergency response times.

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With 16 in Abu Dhabi, 14 in Al Ain and 7 in Al Dhafra, these sites will feature cutting-edge tech and equipment, with the aim of cutting down on response times for police, ambulance teams and road-safety teams. The initiative will also include training programmes and will focus on getting authorised personnel in top shape to deal with emergency response situations efficiently and effectively.

In case you haven’t read it yet, make sure you’re up also up to speed with our list of new laws the UAE has introduced in 2023. Additionally, we’ve also shared news about the  government-issued alert to those owning villas to install fire and smoke alarms by January 1, 2024 (that’s next Monday), with the aim of improving fire safety standards in the city.