Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme to connect their houses with 24x7 Direct Alarm System

In line with the Smart Dubai initiative, delegates from Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, (Engineer Abdullah Al Ali, Head of Residential Complexes Project Management, Assistant Engineer Muhaidib Khaled - Al Quoz Residential Complex Project Manager) visited smart housing project in Al Barsha. The delegates were accompanied by Lt. Colonel Jamal Ahmed Ibrahim, Director of Preventive Safety Department - Dubai Civil Defence, who briefed them a complete end-to-end demonstration on how the Direct Alarm System for Homes connects villas to Civil Defence operation centers. The system is using smart warning technologies and communications to raise security and safety standards in Dubai.

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    The 24x7 Command Control Center has captured more than 5,770 real life safety alarms since the time of its inception. The Command Control Center has played a vital role in capturing and preventing fire and life safety incidents in Dubai. Statistics show steady reduction in serious incidents in Dubai owing to faster response and timely maintenance of life and safety systems. Since August 2008 until 31st March 2015, there are more than 48,184 assets subscribed and 43,908 assets connected to 24x7 Direct Alarm System. In March 2015, 122 life safety incidents were captured while monitoring these connected assets.

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