Dalma Mall completes fire evacuation drill in 7 minutes
The fire drill places Dalma Mall at the top amongst all the malls in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, & Western Region with a score of 99%
Dalma Mall carried out a mock evacuation drill in co-ordination with the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi.
Following the activation of the fire alarm system, civil defense teams and ambulance crews rushed to carry out the fire suppression drill.
All 1,855 people present at the mall, including staff, tenants and shoppers, were evacuated in 7.43 minutes.
The drill was carried out in order to test the mall’s ability to efficiently deal with potential emergencies.
Bhupinder Singh, general manager and CFO – Dalma Mall said: “The success of this mock evacuation and fire suppression drill clearly demonstrates Dalma Mall’s heightened emergency preparedness and response standards, a crucial factor in guaranteeing the safety and well-being of all mall visitors.”
This initiative is in line with the mall's ongoing efforts to improve the level of training to deal with emergency situations, and to create more awareness among people on the ways to protect themselves from potential dangers.
Dalma Mall is one of the largest in Abu Dhabi which houses more than 450 brands.
The mall also has several fashion retail outlets, department stores, a hypermarket, F&B outlets and a 14-screen cinema in addition to other features.