Dubai abattoirs offer smart apps to purchase livestock in support of “Stay Home” initiative
Dubai, 27 April 2020
In support of the “Stay Home” initiative, Dubai abattoirs offer smart applications to customers for purchasing livestock, without the need to visit the abattoir where home delivery service is available. There are several smart applications for requesting slaughtered animals under the supervision of the Municipality, such as “Al Mawashi” app, “Turki” app, and the “Shabab Al Freej” app.
Dubai abattoirs, affiliated to the Dubai Municipality, seek to increase customers’ happiness and satisfaction by providing high-quality services to reduce waiting hours. The working hours of Dubai’s abattoirs have been extended during Ramadan from 8 am to 2 pm, including Al Qusais, Al Quoz, Al Lisaili, and Hatta abattoirs.
As part of its keenness to strengthen preventive efforts aimed at protecting the health and safety of all members of society, and to ensure the abattoirs in the emirate comply with various health requirements in the field of cleaning and disinfection, Dubai Municipality has strengthened cleaning and disinfection efforts in all abattoirs, focusing on the information desk area, the livestock drops off area, waiting for chairs, chairs, and tables in restaurants, meat delivery area, prayer areas, wheelchairs, door handles, restrooms and shopping carts.
In addition to this, hand sanitizers are distributed in separate places in the abattoirs, sterilization operations are undertaken continuously, distance is kept between butchers and other workers, and personal hygiene tools are provided for workers. This reflects the focus of the Municipality at ensuring the safety of its workers and customers in these abattoirs and providing them with the highest levels of protection and prevention for them.
In order to encourage slaughtering inside abattoirs, and reduce random slaughtering by roaming butchers, multiple awareness campaigns have been implemented for community members through audio, print, and social media, with the aim of promoting advanced ways to preserve health and safety.