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Important step towards developing resistance culture among society: events on the ''Remembrance Day of Earthquake Victims and Disaster Resistance'' go on

12:33 / 10.12.2019

Connected with the 31st anniversary of Spitak Earthquake 991 events, seminars and exercises were held in kindergartens, schools, bodies of state governing system, local self-governing bodies and organization of all the provinces of the Republic and in Yerevan and exhibition of fire and rescue equipment was organized in 38 communities of the Republic.

All the events were implemented in participation and support of the Rescue Service of MES, which is an important step towards developing resistance culture among society.

On December 7 connected with the ''Remembrance Day of Earthquake Victims and Disaster Resistance'' remembrance ceremony of the victims of Spitak Earthquake was held in Gyumri. Minister of Emergency Situations Feliks Tsolakyan took part in the ceremony, too. Minister Tsolakyan was present at the exhibition of rescue equipment as well, which took place in front of the town hall of Gyumri.

According to the specialists if the technical means of the exhibition were present 31 years ago it would have been possible to remove, cut concrete ruins within minutes and save numerous human lives.

Connected with the 31st anniversary of Spitak Earthquake exhibition of fire and rescue technique, devices and equipment was held in the Republic Square of Yerevan.

''911'' children’s theater group of the cultural center of the Crisis Management State Academy of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the RA performed ''Aghetik'' play in N 194 primary school named after A. Hovhannisyan of Yerevan. The play was about the necessity of the right response to disaster and recognizing disaster risks.

The questions and answers made after the play proved that children had learned the basic rules of protecting themselves from disasters.

Seminar on the ''Rules protecting from the earthquake'' was held in the Military University named after the Minister of Defense Vazgen Sargsyan.

The events on the ''Remembrance Day of Earthquake Victims and Disaster Resistance'' go on.

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