GAM declares state of moderate emergency


Published: 2021-02-04 17:45

Last Updated: 2024-05-23 21:55

GAM declares state of moderate emergency
GAM declares state of moderate emergency

The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) declared a state of moderate emergency Thursday, according to weather bulletins issued by several weather forecast centers.

Earlier Thursday, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) announced that the Kingdom will be affected by unstable weather conditions.

Also Read: Unstable weather conditions expected Thursday: JMD

GAM emphasized that the field teams are continuing to inspect storm water drainage manholes, the entrances and exits of the rainwater drainage systems, and areas that are prone to flooding.

They called on individuals to exercise caution and to stay away from low-lying or flood-prone areas.

It also called for business-owners, home-owners, and construction workers to inspect their establishments or areas, especially those under street level.

They called on citizens to contact the main emergency room numbers in the Tla'a Al-Ali area, Amman at 065359970, 065359971, or 0798166789.

Citizens can also contact the operations rooms of the 22 sub-districts of GAM.