Makkah (UNA-OIC) – The Saudi General Directorate of Civil Defense has intensified its awareness programs for pilgrims and those serving them, in order to provide them with security and safety and to ward off dangers in all their forms and types.
The preventive awareness programs for pilgrims and those serving them were launched in several languages, within a comprehensive and integrated plan. The programs include guidelines for pilgrims to preserve their safety through various means available in their places of residence, such as screens, TV circuits, mobile phones, and signboards.
The Directorate affirmed the implementation of the requirements and procedures for safety and fire protection in the pilgrims’ residences, as well as beefing up supervisory tours of the residences and camps, and the sites of workers serving the pilgrims in the holy places and the holy capital throughout the Hajj season. This is in order to ensure implementing the requirements and procedures for safety and protection from fire, and removing the causes of incidents, in addition to achieving the maximum degree of safety and prevention for pilgrims, and to provide them a safe environment while performing their rituals.