new organizational structure was ratified as a way of guaranteeing visible and

New organizational structure was ratified as a way of

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new organizational structure was ratified as a way of guaranteeing visible and fast delivery of services during emergencies (Ministry of Interior 2019) . The department underwent name changes from "Civil Defense Department" to "The General Directorate of Civil Defense" and to the current "Civil Defense Council". The reforms contained in Law No. 25 of 2015 shifted responsibility from the Interior Ministry to the Council. In approving the new legislation, the Qatari Emir argued that the new law was intended to accelerate the nation’s emergency responses to natural disasters, catastrophic events, and public safety protocols.
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Qatar 3 Despite the various restructurings, the defense council remains diligent to its core objectives in in fighting fires and accidents, raising awareness about civil safety rules, and continuing training in evacuation while ensuring the highest standards of safety and security in the face of natural and human accidents (Ministry of Interior 2019). The department, according to the Ministry of Interior, prides itself in its human resources, advanced equipment, and modern management techniques, which are capable of protecting the country's projects and citizens. The work that the department does is commendable and it upholds good leadership in its commitment to the guarantee the security and safety of Qatari residents. What is more, the workers in civil defense put their lives on the line each day to ensure the safety of all citizens.
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  • Spring '20
  • Civil defense, Interior ministry, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of the Interior, Minister of Interior

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