Training for civil defence staff in RAK

RAS AL KHAIMAH — More than 50 civil defence officials and RAK Police officers yesterday attended a safety training programme to acquire more rescue skills and also demonstrate ways of promoting safety in the hotels in case of fire.

By Sebugwaawo Ismail (Our staff reporter)

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Published: Mon 17 Dec 2007, 9:01 AM

Last updated: Tue 2 May 2023, 3:13 PM

The training and demonstration were carried out at Hilton Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah and included officials from RAK Civil Defence, police and doctors from RAK hospitals.

During a mock fire drill at the hotel civil defence personnel demonstrated how the blaze could be put off alongside evacuation of people and handling of casualties.

Mohammed Abdullah Al Zaabi, Assistant Director of RAK Civil Defence, who headed the training programme said the programme was intended to teach hotel workers and visitors how they could protect themselves or help others and the police or the civil defence in case of a fire. Police and hospital ambulances and a police helicopter were used for the training and demonstration.

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