Flooding in Ras Al Khaimah.


Ras Al Khaimah ruler orders compensation for people affected by heavy rains


RAS AL KHAIMAH – The ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has instructed authorities to compensate people affected by heavy rains that damaged property in the emirate, state news agency WAM reported.

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah issued the directive as part of the UAE’s efforts to support Emirati citizens.

According to the chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police, a committee has been formed to inspect residences in the emirate and assess damages.

Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ras Al Khaimah Police, said a report will be submitted to Sheikh Saud at the end of the field inspections.

Heavy rain hit the UAE two weeks ago, causing widespread flooding in the emirates. In Ras Al Khaimah, at least one person died after he was washed away by floods in a valley. ICA/Expat Media

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