Field exercise will be conducted in Tavush province: consultation of the Rescue Service was held

16:25 / 14.09.2020

Vrezh Gabrielyan, the Director of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA held consultation with the Heads of the Structural and Regional Subdivisions. The heads of various subdivisions, Yerevan and Regional Rescue Departments of the Rescue Service of the MES presented to the Director the reports on registered emergency calls, implemented activities, upcoming trainings, civil defense issues during the week.

On September 7-13, 16 025 emergency calls were received to the Crisis Management National Center. 210 fire cases, 52 road traffic accidents, 11 cases of suicide and suicide attempts.

Psychologists rendered assistance to 19 citizens during seven days. Arevik Yeritsyan, r/s lieutenant colonel, the Head of Psychological Assistance Division of the Rescue Service of the MES reported on Suicide Prevention Day online seminar with the participation of 137 rescuers.

By the order of Feliks Tsolakyan, the Minister of Emergency Situations a field exercise will be conducted on September 29-30 in Tavush province. The search and rescue urban team of Tavush will take part in a 32-hour exercise on "Organization and implementation of search and rescue operations in case of earthquake". Tigran Petrosyan, r/s colonel, the Deputy Director of the Rescue Service will supervise the training process on the spot.

Vrezh Gabrielyan, r/s Major General, the Director of the Rescue Service of the MES gave a number of assignments at the end of the consultation. ''While quarantining, we will continue to implement our activities properly, from disinfection to daily temperature measuring, so that we will not face any problem in the months ahead. We will perform combat tasks without losing vigilance'', said the Director of the Rescue.

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