Three Emiratis, Russian saved in two rescues

Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 18 August 2021: Three Emiratis were rescued yesterday by the National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC), after having been stranded in Al Razeen Desert, Abu Dhabi.

The Abu Dhabi Police Operations Room received a report purporting that three UAE nationals had been lost for two days in the Al Razeen Desert and feeling tired, dehydrated and exhausted. An NSRC team located their position and hurried to their rescue before airlifing them to safety to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City while considering all COVID guidelines.

Russian national airlifted to hospital after suffering respiratory problem off Abu Dhabi

A Russian national has been rescued after suffering an acute respiratory problem onboard a commercial vessel off the coast of Abu Dhabi, near Zirku field.

The National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC), in coordination with Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA), rushed to the man’s aid, and airlifted the Russian citizen- in his 50s- to safety at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, while considering all Covid-19 guidelines.


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