National drive to curb fall accidents involving children

UAE Civil Defence launched nationwide campaign for the next three months, raising awareness on how to protect children falling from buildings. The campaign plans to create safe environment for children and evaluate the safety measures in the various towers, buildings and the play areas meant for children.

During the launch of the campaign, the Acting Commander in Chief of the UAE’s Civil Defence, Gen. Al Matroushi, said: “We decided to launch this campaign in line with the Universal Children’s Day, as part of the safety strategy that the UAE Civil Defence follows and which is based on spreading awareness and implementing the best practices of protection in residential buildings.”

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