UAE warn citizens on Hawaii wildfires, urge caution

At least 53 people died as huge flames tore across neighborhoods; the incident is regarded as the state's deadliest natural disaster since 1960.

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UAE Mission in Los Angeles Advises Emiratis Amid Hawaii Wildfires

As devastating forest fires ravage Maui Island in Hawaii, the UAE mission in Los Angeles issued a cautionary advisory to Emiratis on Friday. The idyllic island has been tragically consumed by flames, leaving neighborhoods in ruins and iconic landmarks marred by charred devastation.

The ferocious inferno has led to a heartbreaking exodus of residents, as massive blazes sweep through towns. This catastrophic event ranks among the deadliest wildfires in recent US history, claiming the lives of 53 individuals. The toll surpasses even the tragedy of a 1960 tsunami, marking it as Hawaii's deadliest natural disaster.

The grim situation continues to unfold, with search and rescue operations underway. Despite ongoing efforts, some areas remain engulfed in flames. In response, the UAE Consulate-General in Los Angeles has issued a plea to Emiratis, particularly those on Maui Island, to exercise utmost caution.

The UAE Consulate-General

The advisory strongly emphasizes avoiding fire-affected zones and adhering to the guidance provided by local authorities. For urgent assistance, Emirati citizens can reach out to the UAE Consulate-General by dialing +1 (310) 551-6534.

As a beacon of support during these challenging times, the UAE mission's advisory underscores the vital importance of safety and vigilance for Emiratis in the affected region.

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