UAE: Police, civil defence announce evacuation exercise today

Drill is being held in coordination with the civil defence



By A Staff Reporter

Published: Mon 25 Jul 2022, 8:56 PM

Last updated: Tue 26 Jul 2022, 6:14 AM

An evacuation exercise will be held at the Traffic and Licensing Centre in Ajman today, July 26.

The Ajman Police said in a public notice that the exercise will be held from 8.30am to 9.30am.

The drill is being held in coordination with the civil defence, the police added.

Evacuation drills are held to assess preparedness of authorities in dealing with emergencies like fire. Similar exercises held in the past typically began with a siren, with emergency personnel partially or wholly evacuating premises.

The aim is to measure emergency preparedness and capabilities.

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