Tuesday , July 23 2024

Tomorrow the rituals will start with the” day of hydration” Mina’s hair, the first station of Hajj

“Hydration Day” … The first stations of the Hajj rituals, as pilgrims prepare to arrive tomorrow, Friday, 8 Dhu al-Hijjah, to Mina to spend the day of recitation, following the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad – may God bless him and grant him peace.

Mina is located between Makkah and Muzdalifah 7 kilometers northeast of the Grand Mosque, and it is within the boundaries of the Haram, a valley surrounded by mountains on the northern and southern sides, and it is inhabited only for the duration of the Hajj, and it is bordered on the side of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Jamra Al-Aqaba, and on the side of Muzdalifah by Wadi Mahsir.

The Ministry of Health has equipped Mina Hospital with a capacity of 50 beds, including 13 emergency beds, 2 resuscitation beds, 3 isolation beds, and a department for heat stress and sunstroke, and special beds for the ambulance and emergency department have been equipped with modern devices to receive emergency cases, and the hospital has 10 general and specialized clinics, an endoscopy department, an isolation unit, and an intensive care unit with a capacity of 16 beds with a full capacity of Its medical equipment, a dialysis unit with a capacity of 4 beds, sterilization department, and inpatient departments, and the laboratory in the hospital is equipped with the latest modern devices that give quick results in record time.

Mina Emergency Hospital has a bed capacity of about 200 beds, including about 88 beds in the emergency department, in addition to beds for isolating cases of respiratory diseases and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, while the number of beds allocated for intensive care reached 34 beds, outpatient clinics in the hospital amounted to 35 clinics, including general and specialized specialties to serve pilgrims, and deal with all cases, while various operating rooms have been equipped, including delivery rooms, in addition to the laboratory department equipped with the latest technologies and qualified human cadres to conduct all analyzes and examinations. Medical, also equipped CT and television scans, a room for gastrointestinal endoscopy and blood bank.

And Mona Al-Wadi Hospital The bed capacity of the hospital is 160 beds distributed over beds for emergency cases and cardiac resuscitation, in addition to beds for dialysis and suspected cases of respiratory diseases, and rooms for negative isolation, and more than 20 beds have been allocated for sunstroke in anticipation of any cases of heat stress and exhaustion expected, and the hospital includes in its facilities operating rooms, childbirth cases, gastrointestinal endoscopy and a blood donation bank, as well as a sterilization department, another for radiology, mobile devices and a fixed device, in addition to devices CT and television scans, a laboratory equipped to conduct all analyzes and laboratory tests, and a unit for dialysis and endoscopy.

And Mona Al-Jisr Hospital, where the bed capacity in the hospital is 150 beds, including critical care beds, negative pressure isolation rooms, and beds for dialysis services, while the emergency department includes 40 beds that include cardiopulmonary resuscitation beds, beds for the observation area equipped to receive cases of heat stress, beds for heat stroke area, and emergency beds for respiratory diseases, while the clinics department contains clinics equipped to serve all specialties, in addition to the call service for some specialties, such as children or obstetrics and gynecology, and there is also in the hospital The hospital provides its services in various general medical specialties, including emergency, general clinics, general surgery, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, general internal medicine, as well as departments for respiratory diseases, kidney diseases, digestive system, critical care in addition to heart disease cases.

While the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs has completed the processing of its sites in the holy sites through clinics and a center for heat stress and sunstroke in both Mina and Arafa, with the participation of more than 250 employees and health practitioners, including about 50 doctors in specialties including intensive care, heart, emergency, internal medicine, surgery, women, obstetrics, orthopedics, family and community medicine and infection control, represented in Mina on 5 clinics for men, women and respiratory diseases, and 26 beds for admission with intensive care beds, and rooms Isolation for infectious diseases, minor operating room and dressing, dental clinic, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology services are also available.

During this year, the Red Crescent Authority participates with more than 2,540 emergency and administrative medical cadres, including doctors, specialists, ambulance and emergency medicine technicians, distributed over 98 ambulance centers in the ports, Hajj roads, the Holy Capital, the Holy Mosque in Mecca and the holy sites, and uses a selection of administrative manpower to raise readiness, planning and provide logistical support to ensure the operational sustainability of the ambulance service, in addition to supporting its manpower working in the field with more than 694 of its ambulance fleet, which consists of 320 ambulances, 13 advanced response vehicles, 7 air ambulances, two medical evacuation planes, 15 motorcycles, 150 golf carts, 150 electric scooters, in addition to 27 electric bikes, 10 ambulance buses, and service vehicles to support emergency and administrative work during this year’s Hajj mission, as more than 96 medical deportation workers in the Holy Capital work with the authority this year, in addition to more than 595 volunteers working under the umbrella of the volunteer team In various medical and ambulatory specialties.

This year, Kadana Company completed the advanced and multi-storey residential towers of “Kadana Al-Wadi” in Mina, the 10 towers accommodate more than 30,000 pilgrims with modern designs inspired by the urban identity of the holy sites, aimed at improving the urban landscape and providing a reassuring experience for the pilgrims, and the company implemented the Kadanat Al-Wadi 6 project in 9 months in partnership with the private sector, with a building area of 165 thousand m2, interested in developing the main infrastructure of the ten buildings and ensuring that they accommodate the water storage capacity of approximately 6600 m3, and the capacity of power stations by 33 megawatts, to make modern buildings a competitive model in serving the pilgrims.

The Saudi Electricity Company implemented the connection of 110 kV mobile stations at a cost of 60 million riyals, as this project was commissioned on May 31, 2024. The project extends over a network of more than 4 km with a total capacity of stations up to 147 MVA, subscriber connection projects in the central region of Makkah and the holy sites at a cost of more than 166 million riyals, while the costs of medium and low voltage enhancement projects exceed 36 million riyals, and projects to replace networks and automate distribution stations in the central region of Makkah and the holy sites at a cost of 46 million riyals, in addition to that, theThe company of the project of connecting subscribers to the pilgrims’ housing areas, which costs more than 6 million riyals, in addition to a number of qualitative distribution projects that will contribute to improving the distribution of electricity, which enhances the stability of the electrical service and ensures that the needs of pilgrims are met effectively, and the establishment of 22 starting centers in Arafat at a total cost of more than 25 million riyals, and 6 starting centers in Mina and Muzdalifah at a cost of more than 9 million riyals, in order to ensure the speed of response of technical teams to reports and dealing with them according to The highest levels of efficiency and reliability, in addition to the construction of a building adjacent to the Operations and Control Center at a cost of more than 18 million riyals, and 8 buildings for the housing of those stationed at the transformer stations at a cost of more than 8 million riyals.

For its part, the Mashaer train has completed its preparations through 9 stations distributed in the holy sites, linked to a double railway line with a length of 18 kilometers, and the capacity of the train is 72 thousand passengers per hour in one direction, and it prepares more than 2000 trips; The capacity of one train is three thousand passengers, while the capacity of the train is 20% of the total passengers, bringing the capacity of the Holy Sites Train to 72 thousand passengers per hour, and contributes to the transfer of more than 350 thousand pilgrims in its movement to transport pilgrims between the various holy sites The stations were designed The number of entry and exit doors for the train, which are 60 doors for each side, where the Holy Sites train contributes to transporting hundreds of thousands of pilgrims in each movement From his different movements between feelings.

The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture indicated that more than 2,000 employees are working to provide water services to pilgrims this year, as the daily pumping rate exceeds 750,000 cubic meters in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, and reaches one million cubic meters at peak times on Arafa and Eid, and the quantities of water storage reached 3.2 million cubic meters, in addition to the implementation of about 4,100 daily laboratory tests to ensure the quality of water provided to the pilgrims, pointing out that the ministry launched 10 projects worth more than 158 One million riyals to develop infrastructure and support water supply.

The Ministry of Transport and Logistics prepared the flexible rubber asphalt initiative in the pedestrian paths of the holy sites for Hajj this year on the road parallel to the pedestrian road No. 6 leading to Jabal Al-Rahma in Arafat, and worked to implement the initiative in more than one location, including the area surrounding the Nimra Mosque in Arafat, with a total area of more than 25,000 square meters, which contributes to reducing the temperature by about 20% compared to the rest of the roads.





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