Essays on Abu Dhabi Fire Rescue Management Report

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The paper "Abu Dhabi Fire Rescue Management" is a wonderful example of a report on management. Fire management and rescue system in any country is the most important thing to be done. Therefore, the importance of property, a life that can be destroyed by fire is highly dependent on the rescue missions by the fire stations department. Therefore in the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi’ s’ fire stations are not an exception. Due to the high incidences of fire in Abu Dhabi, the fire station is committed to delivering good and prompt services to the people of Abu Dhabi and its environs. The mission of fire stations in Abu Dhabi “ establishes a means of confronting disaster and limitation of its results which includes systematic activities for prevention, planning, education, preparedness, response and handling of its consequences regardless the measure is taken before, during and after the said disaster. ” This paper critically reviews and identifies the means by which Abu Dhabi Fire Service plans ahead to manage its resources.   There are various ways through which Abu Dhabi Fire Service plans ahead to manage its resources.   It has a number of managers whose mandate is to provide logistical and operational support that includes training other human resources, fire protection, contingency planning, and also operational risk management.

The department has a large number of staff whose main function is property maintenance support, occupational health, and safety, general provision of human resources. In addition, they provide administrative support, manage the fleet, and also they facilitate information technology. The command and control suite handles a lot of emergency calls and all services frequently making its communication system efficient and effective.

In Abu Dhabi, the Chief Fire and Rescue officer manages the fire and rescue service on behalf of the Combined Fire Authority whose is supported by other junior staff to ensure that the department develops new strategies and has developed corporate resources (Mariam, 2008). It is therefore the full duty of the Board of Directors to develop policies that are efficient to combat rescue services in the city. These policies are formulated through a diverse number of factors including the technological, political, sociological, economic legal, and also environmental factors in the fire rescue services authority.

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