NCEMA conducts “HazMat-12” Drill with the Participation of Strategic Partners
The National Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), conducted the HazMat-12 drill on the grounds of assessing the national preparedness in dealing with scenarios related to hazardous materials incidents in Ras Al-Khaimah. The drill aimed to to achieve the strategic proactivity of the Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Community.
NCEMA aims through these drills to ensure the compatibility of roles and responsibilities of all participating authorities. It also seeks to emphasize the importance of national preparedness in responding to hazardous materials and CBRNe incidents at industrial areas in Ras Al-Khaimah, which in turn achieves the upholding of national gains including economic, social, and political gains. As well as maintaining the UAE national reputation regionally and internationally.
NCEMA noted that HazMat-12 seeks to unify concepts among the relevant authorities in the Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Community. The drill is an opportunity to assess the effectiveness of national plans and how to lead and control in such incidents. The drill was conducted with the participation of 24 federal and local entities, as well as several from the private sector.