Dubai Municipality, Emirates Foundation conduct sterilization in Al Khawaneej area

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Dubai Municipality and a group of volunteers from the Emirates Foundation for Volunteering began sterilization in Al Khawaneej, as part of a comprehensive plan prepared by the Municipality targeting the emirate’s areas and public facilities and places using the innovative latest devices and high technology. The activity was part of strengthening preventive efforts aimed at ensuring the health and safety of the community, and ensuring the highest levels of protection for all its members.

The sterilization process was led by H.E Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, accompanied by H.E Abdullah Ali bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director General of the Human Resources Department of the Government of Dubai, H.E Khalifa Bin Dray, Executive Director of Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, and H.E Dherar Balhoul Al Falasi, Executive Director of the Emirates National Foundation.

Al Hajri said: “Our comprehensive plan for sterilization operations in addition to the other services provided by the Municipality in this exceptional circumstance comes within the plan of the Dubai government to face this circumstance to ensure the health and safety of society, which comes among the priorities of the government side by side with the other government departments and institutions.

Voluntary organizations began participating after Dubai Municipality conducted an intensive and special training program for all volunteers.

The program saw the participation of 12 volunteers from the Emirates Foundation, and various devices and equipment such as drone and customized motorcycles were used for sterilization and spray cars that were modified in a modern way in the Municipality workshop, in addition to other equipment that was also updated in the Municipality workshop.

It is worth noting that Dubai Municipality has mobilized all its administrative and technical resources and mechanisms to face the exceptional situation we are experiencing in cooperation with the various concerned authorities in the Emirate of Dubai, and within a specific plan that guarantees the safety of community members and governmental and public facilities and amenities.

The specialized teams use the latest vehicles and equipment for spraying and disinfection, including spraying devices on vehicles that compress disinfection fluid into small particles, portable sprays that operate with hydraulic retail power, in addition to spray and fumigation machines. All the disinfection products used are approved by the Municipality, which have been evaluated, verified its effectiveness, and are registered in the “Montaji” system.

Dubai Municipality evaluates and registers all antiseptic products and disinfectants, through its “Montaji” system, after verifying their conformity with the approved specifications, their effectiveness, and the ability to use them for disinfection, whether for personal or household use or establishments.

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