Oman weather: Ministry of Health confirms its readiness to deal with Tropical situation


Muscat: The Emergency Cases Management Center at the Ministry of Health issued a report regarding its readiness in the governorates of the Sultanate of Oman, which are expected to be affected by the tropical situation in the coming days.

In its report to the Governorate of Muscat, the Center pointed out the need to ensure that all water courses are opened in health institutions, and the operation of backup generators (for institutions where generators are available), in addition to making sure that there are sufficient quantities of water, fuel and gas sufficient for a period ranging from 3-5 days, and activating Plan baits in the event of a power outage, and raise and cover electrical devices to reduce the possibility of damage.

In North Al Sharqiyah Governorate, the report alerted all the governorate’s institutions to be prepared and ready, and to contact pregnant women who are expected to give birth during this week by providing housing in the hospital or being near two hospitals (Wadi Bani Khalid, Wilayat Dama Al-Tayyin), and contacting those with chronic diseases to take medicines for those who have them. He described it during this week, and provided a backup generator through the company that provided electricity to Wadi Bani Khaled Hospital, and communicated to accommodate dialysis patients who are far from the hospital and have an upcoming appointment.

As for the governorate of South Al Sharqiya, the report referred to the meeting of the main committee for managing emergency cases in the governorate, and taking all precautionary measures with an emphasis on raising readiness and preparedness, and the presence of health leaders if necessary, and activating emergency plans for health institutions within the scope of the geographical impact of the weather situation and developing plans Operational support for health institutions expected to be affected by the situation, directing human resources, equipment and medical supplies, and coordinating with health sector partners for logistical support, if necessary.

In Al Dakhiliyah Governorate, those concerned with the nomination of members of the subcommittee in the management of emergency cases were addressed, and the representatives of the focal points were notified to provide the center with reports on a daily basis, and a special group was allocated to the main committee in the directorate.

In North Al Batinah Governorate, members of the Main Committee for Emergency Management in the governorate held a meeting to stop preparing for the tropical situation, raise the state of readiness, ensure the readiness of ambulances and their ease of movement, report road outages, activate the sub-sector of medical response and public health, and determine the level of activation according to central data and instructions. .

As for the Governorate of South Al Batinah, an emergency meeting was held for the main committee for emergency management in the governorate to determine the readiness and readiness of each of the members of the main committee and health institutions, and it was ensured that all precautionary measures were applied in health institutions and a mechanism for activating emergency plans if necessary to preserve the crews and equipment Medical and health institutions.

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