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The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) is a uniformed organisation under the purview of the Ministry of Home Affairs. The main role of SCDF is to provide fire-fighting, rescue and emergency ambulance services; mitigating hazardous materials incidents as well as formulate, implement and enforce regulations on fire safety and civil defence shelter matters.

Today, the force is recognised by the population as a professional body of well-trained of officers and men geared to respond to all types of life- threatening emergencies round-the-clock. An operationally ready SCDF, working hand-in-hand with a prepared and resilient population helps to ensure that the nation is capable of handling any untoward eventualities.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) is a uniformed organisation under the purview of the Ministry of Home Affairs. The main role of SCDF is to provide fire-fighting, rescue and emergency ambulance services; mitigating hazardous materials incidents as well as formulate, implement and enforce regulations on fire safety and civil defence shelter matters.

Today, the force is recognised by the population as a professional body of well-trained of officers and men geared to respond to all types of life- threatening emergencies round-the-clock. An operationally ready SCDF, working hand-in-hand with a prepared and resilient population helps to ensure that the nation is capable of handling any untoward eventualities.

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Leon Yip obtained his Bachelor of Social Sciences with a Major in Sociology from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2016 under SCDF Local Merit Scholarship in 2011.