The Cabinet, headed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, approved the formation of the Supreme National Committee to organize volunteering during crises, with the aim of developing an integrated and sustainable system for volunteering in the country during crises, and in cooperation with all parties concerned with work Volunteer in the country from individuals and institutions.
The committee is chaired by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and its formation comes in light of the decisions announced by the UAE government to prevent the new corona virus (COFED-19), and within the framework of government efforts to support volunteering and community service activities at various levels, And to provide the full support required for volunteers and volunteer parties, and to coordinate work among them.
The committee will supervise the work of all volunteer agencies at the state level during crises, activate the “Emirates volunteers” platform as a main platform to receive and approve volunteer requests in times of crises, supervise volunteers during crises, ensure their health and safety, and provide the necessary support to them, in addition to coordinating with the authorities Local government and semi-governmental organizations to unify volunteer campaigns during crises.
The committee includes in its membership of His Highness Sheikh Diab bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Head of the Diwan of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Vice President, Minister of Community Development Hessa bint Issa Buhamid, Minister of State Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, and Head of the Community Development Department Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili The President of the Presidential Protocols at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Muhammad Abdullah Al-Junaibi, the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Abdullah bin Touq, and the Director General of the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Commission, Obaid Al-Hossan Al-Shamsi.
The committee aims to develop a sustainable system for volunteering in the country during crises.
Activating the "UAE volunteers" platform to receive and approve volunteer requests in times of crisis.
Support volunteers during crises and ensure their health and safety.