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Civil Defense (al-Difa'a al-Madani)

Established in the Cairo Agreement as Emergency Services and Rescue, this force of an estimated 1,500 (not including volunteers) manages fire control, emergency rescue and casualty evacuation, as well as more general emergency services. Headed by Mahmoud Abu Marzouq, Civil Defense also has responsibility for civilian first aid and rescue training programs.

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