Community & Social life
Ruwais, which is an area of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, consists of a modern housing complex located 10km away from the industrial complex. With the growth in the industry and people, Ruwais has been developed into a model with a population of several thousands.
Ruwais Housing Complex (RHC), consists of shopping centers, schools, mosques, medical services, sports and recreation centers, banking and postal services, cable TV and video station, which covers all areas. The RHC management ensures that employees and their families have the very best social and welfare facilities, and all efforts have been made to make it a fully-integrated community. The complex has residential units, ranging from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom, double story (executive) villas. RHC has been planted with a variety of trees, shrubs, flower beds and lawns.
The new Shopping Complex has three commercial centers with more than 40 shops and two supermarkets selling everything from food to electrical goods, household items and fashion-wear. The educational needs of Ruwais children, from nursery through to secondary level, are met by a total of 10 schools, of which 7 are managed by the Ministry of Education and three are privately owned, offering British or Indian systems. These schools are equipped with modern classrooms and other facilities, such as science laboratories and libraries. RHC has two recreation centers, one exclusively for women.The other recreation facilities are open to all, which include a swimming pool, gymnasium, theatre, bowling alley, general activity halls, tennis courts, library, restaurants and cafeterias. Cultural events, often involving troupes and performers from overseas, are staged regularly at the recreation centers. Residents also have access to a beach club at Jebal Dhanna, which in addition to water sports facilities, has TV and Games halls.
RHC families receive the very best of medical care. Thanks to a purpose-built local clinic and a modern general hospital situated near the industrial area, 10 kilometers away. The clinic and the hospital are administered by the ADNOC Medical Services Division. Both the hospital and the Clinic provide a full range of general and emergency medical services, including cardiology, maternity, pediatrics, dentistry andophthalmology, on both an out-patient and in-patient basis.
Just 9 km away from the RHC, there is a family resort where people can enjoy the clear clean waters of the sea where they can swim, sail, fish and enjoy the sunshine. Many sea and fishing trips can also be arranged. The resort is open to all ADNOC employees and their families.
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