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Khleifat says plans required to ensure preparedness for natural disasters

Dec 11,2012 - Last updated at Dec 11,2012

AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Awad Khleifat, president of the Higher Council for Civil Defence, said the formation of civilian volunteer teams to assist the Civil Defence Department is permitted by law.

Speaking at a council meeting, he added that drawing up national strategic plans to increase preparedness for emergencies, such as natural disasters, is a priority for the nation and citizens’ security.

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