The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority NCEMA works under the umbrella and supervision of the Supreme Council for National Security . It’s the major national standard-setting body responsible for regulating and coordinating all efforts of emergency and crisis management as well as the development of a national plan for responding to emergencies. Therefore, its work is focused mainly in the development, consolidation and maintenance of laws, policies and procedures of emergency and crisis management at the national level. The Mission of NCEMA is To enhance the UAE’s capabilities in managing crisis and emergencies by: setting the requirements of business continuity, enabling quick recovery through joint planning, and coordinating communication both at the national and local level.