ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Interior, through the Centre for Child Protection, has launched a national campaign to protect children from balcony accidents under the slogan ‘The lives of our children are a trust’.
The campaign aims to raise awareness in the community about the importance of continuous monitoring and adherence to necessary measures to protect children from falling from open windows.
The campaign will provide educational tips and instructions on how to prevent accidents involving children falling from windows and balconies. It will also activate an integrated smart system in cooperation with strategic partners to spread awareness through various social media channels.
To achieve its goals, the campaign will include expanded media awareness in several languages and hold discussion sessions and specialised workshops with specialists in the field.
It will also provide publications and videos for awareness that reflect the concept and importance of the campaign.
The campaign will introduce the public to various means of communication to report child accidents, including the smart system for reporting provided by the Ministry of Interior, the hotline on the number 116111, and electronic reporting through the website of the Ministry of Interior Center for Child Protection (www.moi-cpc.gov.ae), email email@example.com, and the Hemayati app for smart devices.
The Ministry of Interior Centre for Child Protection is responsible for developing, implementing and coding initiatives and procedures aimed at providing safety, security and protection for all children living in the UAE or visiting with their families.