PODCAST: UAE in a minute for January 22, 2018
Making today's headlines: a fire, the Arab coalition and Intersec Expo
Seven Emirati children from the same family died of suffocation after a fire broke out at their home in Fujairah, while they were sleeping.
The Arab coalition fighting in Yemen, which includes the UAE, has said it will commit Dh5.5bn in humanitarian aid for the country, where the coalition has been battling Houthi rebels on behalf of the internationally recognised government.
The second day of the Intersec Expo is under way today. On Sunday, Dubai Civil Defence said they had set a target of 75,000 evacuation drills to run this year, up from the 62,000 conducted last year.
> story coming soon but read more here: Dubai steps up building evacuation drills to prepare residents for potential fires
Updated: January 22, 2018 12:44 PM