In detail, the UAE government briefing and the "Covid 19" crisis.
In this regard, Mona Khalil, spokesperson for the community sector in the country, confirmed that a recent study conducted by the Ministry of Community Development to measure the impact of the "Covid 19" virus on the Emirati society showed that the measures taken by the state contributed positively to enhancing family cohesion and cohesion by 97 percent. Percent.
During the media briefing held by the UAE government on the developments of the new Corona virus (Covid 19), Mona Khalil explained that the study indicated that the UAE government’s handling of the repercussions of the pandemic contributed to spreading reassurance and a sense of security among community members by about 98 percent.
This is in addition to: “According to the study, the UAE government’s measures to work remotely and support community members have achieved a high rate of happiness on a family and community scale, reaching about 98 percent.”
It indicated that 96 percent of the respondents emphasized that the state dealt excellently in facing the challenges resulting from the crisis by compensating the affected groups and supporting medium, small and micro enterprises in support of multiple economic activities.
She stressed that the UAE has demonstrated its ability to deal with the "Covid 19" pandemic and managed the crisis with high idealism under the slogan "Hand in Hand We Recover", noting that the country's success in confronting the pandemic was driven by the interest of the wise leadership and its insight that developed strategies, launched initiatives and directed the relevant institutions and departments. To carry out its great national and humanitarian role to provide a great example to the whole world in how to manage a crisis of this size.
She explained that "Covid 19" imposed measures that people were not familiar with under normal conditions, including measures of social distancing that reshaped life, codified activities that were daily habits and created new social norms.
She said that «the pandemic revealed many positive aspects in the Emirati society, perhaps the most prominent of which is community cohesion and solidarity among its members. Volunteering is one of the most prominent indicators of this cohesion, as we have noticed a great awareness and self-commitment from individuals, entities and volunteer teams to contribute to social initiatives that will alleviate the rest Community members and accelerate the process of recovery and return to normal life ».
She mentioned that healthy food, discovering children's talents, and encouraging them to practice them are all initiatives that have given people the ability to think positively.
She explained that during the "Covid 19" pandemic, there are many changes experienced by the Emirati society, and many things have changed. "Social distancing" and "home quarantine" are among the most important precautionary measures in the face of the "Covid 19" virus, which has caused a major change in the behaviors of the individual and society as the rapprochement has increased. Family and community solidarity.
She added that “virtual weddings” and “weddings without parties” are titles that have been repeated with an increasing frequency in which the joy appeared uncompromising and in which a healthy and social community commitment was demonstrated in accordance with the principles, customs and values rooted in the Emirati society. It prevented burdensome costs.
Mona Khalil said that the "Covid 19" pandemic emphasized the importance of community efforts joining forces with government efforts to eradicate this virus by changing some social habits with the aim of preserving the health and safety of all members of the community.
She stressed that the UAE attaches great importance to achieving happiness for all its residents in all circumstances, especially during the period of the Corona pandemic, which witnessed the adoption of a wide range of measures and proactive measures aimed at immunization and safety of the health of community members, preserving the continuity and quality of services, as well as securing the utmost levels of social and economic stability for them and their families. What contributed to the state of tranquility and calm that characterized Emirati society throughout this period.
She said: The UAE has adopted an integrated system to protect senior citizens and people of determination from the repercussions of the spread of the "Covid 19" virus, which included providing all forms of support, health and social care for them in their homes, as the UAE launched the national program for the home examination of corona for people of determination from citizens and residents, and it also provided examinations. Free of charge for senior citizens and residents, as well as moral and psychological support programs to help them, people of determination and children overcome the challenges posed by the spread of the pandemic, in addition to providing them with vaccinations in their homes with the aim of immunizing them from this virus.
She emphasized that the Emirati interest in the happiness of community members during the "Covid 19" crisis was not limited to the economic, health and service aspects, but extended to include psychological and societal support through campaigns and programs that worked to spread the positive spirit and provide advice and guidance that helped families alleviate the conditions of social distancing and overcome the challenges that arise. Imposed by the crisis.