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Page last updated: February 24, 2021
Initiative dedicated to senior citizens under "Your Home, Your Responsibility" Campaign to raise awareness on security and safety measures
  • Wednesday, February 24,2021

Initiative dedicated to senior citizens under "Your Home, Your Responsibility" Campaign to raise awareness on security and safety measures

The General Directorate of Civil Defense has launched an awareness campaign for senior citizens in February as part of its ongoing campaign "Your Home, Your Responsibility", aiming to spread preventive awareness and introduce safety principles and preventing risks, accidents and disasters.

Major General Dr. Jassim Mohamed Al Marzooqi, Commander-in-Chief of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior stated that we are working to raise the level of awareness of those in charge of caring for this group of how to best deal with them in the event of fires, He added that we target to participate in raising awareness how to deal with the causes that threaten the senior citizens safety in the home, roads and public places, and guide them in ways of prevention and protection from these dangers,

He added that we are in keen to know the scheme of the place in which the senior citizens live, and the roads leading to For emergency doors and understand alarm and alarm signals.

Major General Dr. Jassim Mohamed Al Marzooqi assured that the awareness campaigns that will continue throughout 2021, through which the Directorate of Civil Defense aims to achieve the highest levels of security and safety to face various challenges and circumstances.

He explained that these initiatives target various segments of society to familiarize them with the importance of applying safety precautions, such as the assistive workers category to train them on the procedures followed with senior citizens when fire accidents occur to avoid injuries and deaths.

He called on the public to follow up all awareness campaigns through the social media sites and the Ministry of Interior, stressing that maintaining security and safety is a shared responsibility between individuals and civil defense agencies, and this will only be achieved by integrating and unifying efforts to protect lives, property and national gains.


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