Mild Earthquake Tremors Prompts Emergency Evacuation at DIFC DistrictPress Release 10 Sep 2008 05:58 pm
Following mild tremors resulting from an earthquake that reportedly hit Iran, early afternoon today, all buildings in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) District were successfully evacuated on an emergency basis. The evacuation was carried out quickly and smoothly according to the organisation's safety and security procedures. DIFC follows international standards in workplace safety and security and maintains clear evacuation and disaster preparedness plans. Guidelines and protocols are constantly reviewed to ensure a high level of crisis-preparedness.