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Shelter, support provided to 11 families evacuated from collapsed building in RAK

Ali Abdullah bin Alwan al-Nuaimi, Head of the Local Emergency and Crisis Management Team in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, ordered the bodies concerned to provide shelter and support for 11 families who were evacuated after part of their building was collapsed.

The RAK police operations room received a call stating that concrete slabs fell off the building from different sides reportedly due to heavy rain. Rescue teams, civil defense personnel, Red Crescent teams and representatives of concerned bodies headed to the site immediately.

All security and safety measures were taken. It was also confirmed by the police that the nearby buildings were not affected.

The Emergency and Crisis Management Team in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah provided support and assistance to the evacuated people, I coordination with the bodies concerned.

In a meeting to follow up the incident, Mansur Saeed Al Naqbi, director of the Red Crescent in Ras Al Khaimah, said that a total of 50 people were accommodated in one of the emirate's hotels until the safety of the building and its suitability for housing is ensured.

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