Rain in UAE: Unsung heroes step up to save the day

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Posted by Mennah Hafez Nassar on Wednesday, 9 March 2016

As the UAE steps out to weather the aftermath of the storm that shook up the country and left people with harrowing experiences to narrate, other stories are also emerging, of unsung heroes who braved the winds and the rising water to help others in need.

While government authorities rallied teams to maintain traffic, clear roads from fallen debris and drain rising levels of water from highways and communities, some members of society opened up their doors to stragglers unable to reach home, while others stepped up as Good Samaritans to pull out vehicles trapped in the floods and give others a lift home.