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The Municipality declares “extreme emergency” to deal with the depression

Amman Today

publish date 2023-02-06 10:20:48

Compass – The Greater Amman Municipality declared a state of extreme emergency, starting Monday morning, to deal with the depression that the Kingdom will witness due to heavy rainfall and strong winds, according to weather forecast centers.

The media spokesman for the Municipality, Nasser Al-Rahamneh, confirmed the readiness of the Municipality’s cadres and mechanisms to deal with the depression around the clock, calling on citizens, in the event of any observation, to contact the unified call center numbers: 102 and 117180.

He called on citizens to remove movable panels from the roofs of buildings that might be exposed to blowing, and to take care and caution to stay away from the streams of valleys and low areas, and not to connect the gutters of houses (the roof) to the sewage (sewage) manholes to avoid overflowing in the roads, and not to throw waste indiscriminately to cause it in the streets. Closing rainwater drainage lines.

He also called for inspecting submersible pumps in floors and shops below street level, and for merchants to take preventive precautions when storing goods in warehouses and basements.

He called on contractors and owners of construction projects to take the initiative to secure building materials in order to avoid erosion and direct closure of rainwater drainage lines.

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