Save the Emirates saves 10,000 stranded in desert and mountains
Save the UAE, which has more than 500 members of different nationalities, has been able to save more than 10,000 people stranded in all desert, land, sea and mountain areas in the country since Ali Al-Shammari, 42, Last year, (G.
Save the UAE, which has more than 500 members of different nationalities, has been able to save more than 10,000 people stranded in all desert, land, sea and mountain areas in the country since Ali Al-Shammari, 42, Last year, (the year of Zayed Al-Khair), after hearing a distress from an Arab resident through a live broadcast in a local radio station, about the tire of tires of his vehicle in the middle of a desert region, without having the money to ask for help from the vehicle company «Recovers».
Al Shammari has started to establish a team of experienced land and sea rescue personnel, sailors, and riders to assist stranded desert, land, sea, mountain and valleys free of charge, Nahyan, may God rest his soul.
"Some drivers do not have the money to ask for help from the Recupery companies, to transport their suspended vehicles in the remote desert areas or rugged mountainous areas, and they do not arrive," Ali Al-Shammari, the leader and founder of Emirates Rescue, told Emirates Today. To all the difficult areas, so I decided to launch the team (Save the Emirates), to provide rescue services free of charge in all regions of the country ».
He added: "I started to create accounts on social networking sites to identify the followers of the free service provided by the team in all regions of the country, and the telephone numbers of members of the team, so that anyone who needs help and rescue to communicate with us at any time and anywhere.
Al-Shammari explained that «the volunteer team works for God, and that some people who are assisted and rescue them from the center of the desert using the four-wheel drive, insist on paying money in exchange for their rescue, but the team rejects the principle of service for money, and ask them to pray that God save the UAE And Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul. "
He pointed out that the team has more than 118 views on the social networking sites of the video modification of a vehicle coup incident on the Dubai-Al Ain road. The team members have sufficient experience in rescue and rescue in the desert, mountainous and marine areas. It also has tools, cars and gliders to search for the missing and rescue them in all Areas of the country, in addition to that some members of the team has experience in diving at sea, as part of the rescue missions.
Al-Shammari confirmed that most of the communications that reach the team are through individuals or through the police operations centers in the country that use the team. He is the fastest access to the place of the communication and the most experienced in dealing with rescue cases in different regions. Vehicles and equipment for rescue on land, sea and mountain. He pointed out that the communications rise in the winter season, especially with the fall of rain and low temperatures and the attendance of young people and families of natural desert areas and mountainous areas close to the course of valleys.
Al-Shammari continued: "As we went to the place of the communication in the desert and mountainous areas, we found 15 cases in need of rescue, as a result of the stitches of their vehicles in the desert sand, and on the way back there were 10 cases whose vehicles were disrupted. Send them ».
He explained that the mission of the "Emirates Rescue Team" is fraught with dangers and difficulties, especially during their presence in the desert of Al-Rubi Al-Khali, where there is no transport and no service. "Which takes place in the state, through his volunteer work in rescue operations.
He added that the team continued the rescue operations for three consecutive days without interruption, in order to complete its mission fully, in cooperation with the competent authorities in Ras Al Khaimah, noting that the team was thanked by the General Commander of Ras Al Khaimah Police General Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi , In recognition of their efforts in the rescue operations that took place in the emirate. Al-Shammari said that during the year, the team contributed to the exhumation of the body of a young man in the Umm Al Quwain Sea when he received a message from the competent authorities in Umm Al Quwain during the night to request assistance in the search for the body of a young man who sank in the sea of the Emirate. A survey of the beaches, and an aerial survey using the gliders to search for the drowning, where the body was found the next morning, with the participation of professional divers from the team «Save the Emirates».
The most difficult tasks
One of the most difficult tasks in which the Save the Emirates team took place last April was when some 700 people in Wadi El-Bayh area in Jebel Gis region were suspended as a result of heavy rains and flooding of the valley and closed the road to suspended vehicles. The team lost a number of vehicles, Some of them were damaged and equipment was damaged due to the nature of the tasks, the difficulty of the terrain and the nature of the weather, especially during the attempt to evict those stranded in Wadi El-Bayh and Mount Geis.
"The team is participating in the celebration and awareness of national, official and environmental events," said Ali Al-Shammari, the leader and founder of Save the Emirates. The registration request was submitted to the Ministry of Community Development and we are still waiting for the decision. To coordinate and contribute more and better to support the efforts and guidance of our wise government and achieve its strategic objectives 2030 ».
Shammari: The team rejects the principle of service for money, and ask to pray that God preserves the UAE.