Is IAU's new preparedness initiative that is focused on disaster preparedness in order to ensure that the local community is trained and prepared in the event of a natural disaster or an emergency situation.



The vision of Dafeh is to be a professionally trained group of volunteers who are prepared to handle a wide range of disasters, whether they are natural or manmade incorporating the knowledge, experience and expertise from around the globe.


Achieve leadership in the area of disaster preparedness in order to protect the community and insure security in accordance with global quality standards. 


To protect the community in the event of a disaster, using a professionally trained volunteer force from within the local community that is prepared and trained to work seamlessly with the Kingdom's Civil Defense forces, face the challenges of a variety of disaster situations, whether natural or manmade and to provide support before, during and after any disaster or emergency related event.

The Dafeh training course

Upon successful completion of this course, volunteers can become Dafeh members and can earn the accredited 'Defender' license, which makes them eligible for a variety of benefits.

Disaster Management Training Areas

  • Electrical accidents
  • Firestop
  • Floods
  • Crowd control
  • Collapse of a building
  • First Aid