The Dubai Government Human Resources Department announced that about 1,000 employees of Dubai government departments have registered in the "Dubai Government Volunteers" program within the campaign "Your city is calling you", with the aim of enabling them to volunteer immediately in times of crises and emergencies, and enhance the culture of volunteer work to ensure the security and stability of society, through The readiness of the Dubai government volunteers team in various specialties.
The Director General of the Dubai Government’s Human Resources Department, Abdullah Ali bin Zayed Al Falasi, stressed that all employees of Dubai government departments at various levels responded to the campaign launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to express thanks For our first line of defense, in appreciation of the efforts of medical teams and cadres, and all health sector workers in the Emirates, who work around the clock, in light of the conditions and challenges that the world is currently experiencing due to the outbreak of the emerging Corona virus (COFED-19).
He said that once His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, launched the campaign “Your city is calling you,” the employees of government departments in Dubai were quick to register in the campaign, expressing their readiness to participate in volunteer activities, each in the area of his expertise and knowledge In order to participate in the work teams to protect the UAE society.
Al Falasi explained that the "Dubai Government Volunteers" program has achieved distinguished results, as the number of volunteers, from March 26 to April 29 last, reached about 1,000 employees, which is twice the target number, which was 500 employees, as soon as the door to volunteering opened, the number reached 532 Employees, although the target during the first week was 300 employees, and in the second week the number reached 825 employees, although the target was 500 employees, and in the fourth week the number reached 1,000 employees, and the average daily work of the work team in the program was about 10 Hours to register for those willing to volunteer, as he used to receive about 200 phone calls every day in addition to emails .
The "Dubai Government Volunteers" program included eight phases, starting with national coordination, preparing the project charter, then collecting data from the application, communicating with general managers and directors of human resources departments for the Dubai government, establishing a private database in the department, and then communicating by phone to complete data Volunteers, then divide the volunteer work teams into specialized groups, and in the eighth and final stage, assign the volunteering tasks.
Among the volunteers from Dubai Government departments, 101 are in the health sector in the areas of first aid, public health, human medicine, laboratory tests, physiotherapy, and psychiatry, 132 employees in the call center, 25 volunteers in the field of information technology, and 26 in quarantine. , And 54 volunteered to work from home.