The Peninsula, 4 March 2022: Qatar’s General Directorate of Civil Defence has announced it has launched an updated fire and life safety manual.
The manual is contained in the Civil Defence Technical Requirements Manual 2022. It includes all of the engineering requirements related to prevention systems in buildings. It has also been updated to keep up with urban developments in the country.
The guidelines will be enforceable.
At the launch of the manual, the General Directorate of Civil Defence organised a technical workshop for specialists to introduce the design and construction requirements for fire prevention control systems. In addition, technological developments related to firefighting systems, conditions approved by the relevant authorities in the country and the updated technical requirements to improve safety and protection systems in buildings and facilities were also discussed in the workshop.
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