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civil defence

n
(Military) the organizing of civilians to deal with enemy attacks
Translations
دِفاعُ مَدَني
civilní obrana
civilforsvar
polgári védelem
civilná obrana
sivil savunma

civil defence

nprotezione f civile

civil

(ˈsivl) adjective
1. polite, courteous.
2. of the state or community. civil rights.
3. ordinary; not military or religious. civil life.
4. concerned with law cases which are not criminal.
civilian (siˈviljən) noun
a person who has a civil job, not in the armed forces.
civility (siˈviləti) noun
politeness. Treat strangers with civility.
ˈcivilly adverb
politely.
ˌcivil deˈfence noun
(American civil defense) the organization responsible for protection of civilians from enemy bombing etc and for rescue operations after such attacks.
ˌcivil disoˈbedience noun
a refusal by a large number of people to pay taxes or obey certain laws in a nonviolent way in order to protest against the government, its policies etc.
civil engineerengineercivil liberties/rights
the rights of a citizen according to the law of the country.
civil servant
a member of the civil service.
civil service
the organization which runs the administration of a state.
civil war
(a) war between citizens of the same state. the American Civil War.
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Expressing his views, the DC said that the training of civil defence was a great human service and observance of International Civil Defence Day was to raise the awareness to help the humanity for which proper training should be imparted to the volunteers.
The Civil Defence Department set up awareness camps at various important points of the city including District Court Square and Committee Chowk.
Civil Defence volunteers presented guard of honour to chief guests.
The tribute came when Interior Minister Lt-Gen Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa attended a ceremony to mark International Day of Civil Defence.
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that purpose of celebrating World Civil Defence Day is to raise awareness about the importance and utility of civil defence organizations in the masses.
Al Marzouqi asserted that the Civil Defence is keen to improve safety by developing procedures and conditions and adopting latest technologies and best practices.
Three workers were burned to death inside the warehouse," the Civil Defence spokesperson added.
She was speaking at the 71st Raising Day of the Civil Defence as the chief guest.
To ensure safety and prevent fire accidents in industrial areas, the Ajman Civil Defence - in coordination with the economic department - will not issue new industrial licences without a certificate of compliance on safety and security conditions from the applicant.
30pm that a car was on fire in an open area near the civil defence building.
The course, held at the Civil Defence School, was part of ongoing cooperation between the GCC countries to improve the protection of Gulf nationals' security and safety.
Juma bin Mubarak al- Ghailani, Director General of Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance said in a speech that this year's celebration, which comes under the theme ' Civil Defence, Modern Information Technology and Media, aims at utilizing modern technologies in saving lives and property.