KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: General Department for Civil Defense, in coordination with Public Relations and Security Media Department, held an awareness campaign concerning procedures for safety, security, first aid and precautionary measures to be followed for dealing with dangers associated with camping. According to a press release issued by Ministry of Interior, this information was revealed by the Deputy Director General for Civil Defense Colonel Jamal Hussein Al-Foudri. He explained that the campaign coincides with start of the camping season.
The officers distributed several pamphlets and brochures in the north camping areas in Jahra Governorate and south camping areas in Ahmadi Governorate as well as the central zone in Farwaniya Governorate. Colonel Al-Foudri affirmed that the cooperation of citizens and expatriates with the campaigners indicates that they are well disposed to the campaign and committed to security, safety and precautionary measures against the dangers that they are likely to face in the camps.
He declared that the campaign has been executed in three stages based on directives from Assistant Undersecretary for Operations Major General Jamal Hatim Al-Sayegh, adding that the Director General for Civil Defense Major General Abdullah Al-Ali supervises and follows up the activities of the campaign to ensure all campers are fully aware of the safety measures.