Thabet Al Tarifi, the Director-General of Sharjah Municipality and chairman of the Higher Rain Emergency Committee, said that the SM has worked hard and has taken measures and preparations for any emergency in any region in the emirate to preserve the civilized form of the society. He further pointed out that the SM has implemented several preventive maintenance for the rainwater drainage systems, pumps, and devices of water withdrawals .
He praised the efforts of the sub-committees of the Higher Rain Emergency Committee during the past year and the success they had achieved, stressing that the Municipality is keen to ensure the safety of the workers through several measures.
Al Tarifi called on all the public to follow the instructions of the competent authorities and use alternative roads to avoid accidents and ensure safety. He appealed to the public to call the number "993" to report urgent incidents and emergency situations.