Police, Civil Defence and aid workers in the UAE have been praised for their efforts in handling the aftermath of last week's torrential rains and flash floods.
In a statement, Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Frontline Heroes Office, expressed his gratitude to the Frontline Heroes and recognised their bravery and professionalism in their rapid response.
He lauded their efforts to rescue stranded UAE citizens and residents, while providing people who could not access their homes with safe accommodation.
Sheikh Sultan also paid his respects and offered condolences to the families of those who lost their lives during the floods.
He added that the rare weather conditions have shown the commitment of the UAE to act as one in the time of greatest need.