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RA MES Employees to Wear More Qualitative and Modern Uniforms

18:21 / 10.08.2017

RA Government approved a decision on amending the Decision No. 249-N of February 2, 2006 among the issues on the agenda of the regular Cabinet meeting held on August 10.

Current regulation establishes the forms of uniforms for the RA MES rescue employees of highest, major, senior, middle and junior group posts as well as for the employees of the State Fire and Technical Safety Inspection of the Ministry.

In particular, for the safety of the rescuers of the Civil Defense subdivisions, for making efficient and modern and for reducing the possible losses during the population protection operations, it was offered:

-to set daily camouflage uniforms, mantle-raincoat, body armor, military helmet and sapper’s uniforms for the personnel of civil defense units who carry out duty at the bases located in border communities, population protection, protection of the most important facilities, sacking and blasting operations,
- to set new fire-resistant uniform for personnel involved in rescue, fire-extinguishing works,
- To set a uniform for the members of the Armenian Urban Search and Rescue Team that meets the United Nations International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) standards.

To note, that the field uniform, the uniform for the members of the Armenian urban search and rescue team of the United Nations International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) was approved by the RA Government decision for the first time as well as the rescuers’ festive uniform was re-approved with some changes. 

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