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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC), in coordination with the Critical National Infrastructure and Coasts Authority on Friday, rescued an American man whose boat sank near Das Island.
The NSRC’s operations room received a report from the coast guard, stating that a boat had sunk near Das Island with a 65-year-old man on board.
The authorities received a call from the man’s wife, who was called by her husband, informing her that he was clinging to one of the offshore platforms after his boat had sunk.
The man was located through the operational assistance systems of the NSRC by the (AEMCC), which is connected to the global system for search and rescue “Cospas SARSAT” that relies on satellites, to pick up distress signals.
The search and rescue aircraft was dispatched to the location of the man, as the team was able to airlift and transfer the stranded man to Ruwais Hospital to receive the necessary medical treatment, while ensuring that proper precautionary measures are observed.
Recently, the National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC), in conjunction with Abu Dhabi Police, conducted a search and medical evacuation mission for a 28-year-old Iranian woman in the desert of Al Ain.
In a report received from the Abu Dhabi Police operations room, it was reported that a car accident had occurred in the desert of Al Ain and that the woman had suffered severe and isolated injuries to her body. The case warrants an immediate response.
The site was checked by the operation team of NSRC. With the capabilities of NSRC’s search and rescue aircraft, the SAR team was able to evacuate the injured woman to Tawam Hospital in Al Ain to receive the necessary treatment.
The mission was conducted, while ensuring and observing all precautionary and preventive measures related to COVID-19.
The Bangladeshi patient suffering from heart disease had difficulty breathing on Makasib Island in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and lost consciousness.
The air ambulance of the Aviation Department at the Abu Dhabi Police lifted two persons (Arab and Asian) to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City for treatment, after they had been wounded due to a road accident that took place on Hameem Street in Al Dhafra.
The man’s vehicle was stuck in the sand in the desert of Al Dhafra. The Emirati’s family reported it to the authorities that he has not returned home prompting them to launch a rescue operation.
His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has approved a budget of Dhs600 million for the Sharjah City Municipality for the development of industrial areas (1-6-7) in cooperation with the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The war has killed more than 16,200 people in Gaza - 70% of them women and children - and wounded more than 42,000, according to the territory's Health Ministry, which released new figures late on Tuesday.
It was against the backdrop of the introduction of the DoT-Tourism Promotion Board/DMW collaborative 16-month incentivized tourism project “Bisita (Visitor) - Be My Guest.”
The hybrid voting options — electronic and in-person - have made the task of Sharjah’s voters much easier, speeding up their response to the call of duty. They can exercise their ballot within minutes by using their digital identity of “UAE PASS.”