On Friday, the UAE announced that it was still working to reunite residents with their houses after they had been relocated to government-run shelters and that 80% of those impacted had already done so.
“Authorities are continuing their gradual recovery efforts, in light of the recent rain- and wind-induced weather fluctuations, and deal with the resulting damage,” Brig. Gen. Ali Salem Al-Tunaiji, director-general of Federal Central Operations at the Ministry of Interior.
He was making a remark about the latest advancements in the rescue and relief efforts in regions of the nation hit by the severe weather, particularly in Fujairah, Sharjah, and Ras Al-Khaimah.
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The ministry offered its heartfelt condolences and compassion to the families of the deceased after learning of the deaths of seven people, all of Asian descent.
The ministry noted that just one road remains closed and that efforts are now being made to dispose of any residual water while stating that all the entities and parties involved are cooperating to promote the return to normalcy and open closed roads.
Additionally, he continued, community police have worked tirelessly to assist individuals affected psychologically.