About CICPA

About the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority

Like any other national organization the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection ‎Authority is committed to the responsibilities bestowed upon it trough acting upon all of ‎its duties as the authority responsible for providing the needed security and safety for ‎all critical infrastructure and establishments spread across Abu Dhabi. It pursues to ‎enhance the security system of the authority with the aim of continuous economic and ‎social prosperity in the emirate.‎

The authority works on following and assessing all security procedures related to the ‎critical infrastructure and establishments spread across Abu Dhabi represented in land ‎and sea petrol establishments, from any threats or any actions of violence. As well as ‎securing the maritime parameters in the emirate by implementing special safety rules of ‎the public at sea and the protection of its maritime resources in coordination with the ‎concerned local and federal government authorities.‎

The mission of the authority revolves around its modern strategic plan coping with the ‎changes, through which it aims for a future of high scope. Since its establishment in ‎May 2007, the authority has pursued to provide highest standards of security and ‎protection through the implementation of all necessary procedures to protect those ‎critical establishments from any anticipated or expected threat or risk that may cause ‎damage or breakdown in its functions. It acts as a protective wall of the nation’s ‎prosperity.‎

Therefore, the role of the authority is illustrated in all parts of the organization, starting ‎from the authority’s slogan that falls under “Nation prosperous protectors”. The slogan ‎summarizes the idea for establishing the authority which is represented in maintaining ‎the nation’s resources and protecting it. The responsibility includes provision of ‎continuous guarding and protection in the long term, achieving success on all sides of ‎economic and social life.‎

In the authority’s commitment towards its responsibilities and duties, in cooperation ‎with government authorities and other security forces such as the UAE armed forces. It ‎places and implements security plans that work on putting in place security policies ‎and regulations and implementing them, which secures the protection of the ‎infrastructure and provision of unified protection and security of the nation’s resources. ‎