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Anti-fire Blankets for MES 15:03 / 20.09.2013

Today, Ministry of Emergency Situations hosted the Deputy director of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), the project manager of DRR Anahit Gasparyan. In collaboration with the Ministry of Emergency Situations, UMCOR donated anti-fire blankets and bandages of Water Jel. to the ministry. Expressing his gratitude for the presents the director of Rescue Service of MES major-general S. Azaryan, mainly said: “This is a necessity for rescue operations. Thank you for the gift...

MES Will Cooperate with The United Kingdom 18:35 / 19.09.2013

Today minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan received a delegation led by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of United Kingdom Mr. Jonathan James Aves. Welcoming the guests, minister A. Yeritsyan introduced the structure of the ministry, mission, implemented projects and international cooperation. Speaking about the latest achievements of the ministry, Armen Yeritsyan mentioned about “Stepanavan” airport, which has been allocated to the ministry. Due to the...

Emergency Ministry Will Soon Launch Its Aviation. MES's next big initiative. 11:20 / 18.09.2013

On September 18 Minister of ES A.Yeritsyan accompanied by the MES commission, visited airport "Stepanavan" CJSC. The Minister was accompanied also by the founding Director of the first airline companies, a pilot Hakob Chagharyan, who provides professional advice to the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Let us remind that in August 2013, according to the decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia the full package of shares of the state CJSC "Stepanavan airport" was handed over...

Meeting New Challenges Through Cooperation 14:21 / 17.09.2013

Today the director of rescue service major-general S. Azaryan hosted the group of members of Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA) , who arrived in Yerevan on the 16 of September, at the head of JICA Regional Coordinator, the Deputy Head of JICA Department of Environment, Water Resources and Disaster Management Department Mr Ejiri Yukihiko. Welcoming the guests S. Azaryan mentioned: “I am very glad to meet our old friends here. I am also glad for your good mood and active...

Weekly Session in the Ministry of Emergency Situations 12:46 / 17.09.2013

Today, a regular weekly session was held in the ministry of Emergency Situations chaired by the minister of ES Armen Yeritsyan. For closely cooperation with the Ministry of Emergency Situations and for the special day of rescuers the minister Armen Yeritsyan awarded MES diplomas to the director of “Harav” branch of “Electric Network of Armenia” Gagik Ghazaryan, director of Yerevan branch of Gasification and Gassupply of “Armrusgasprom” Garnik Movsisyan, director of “Yerevanjur” CJSC Gor...

The Ministry of Emergency Situations Urges 17:30 / 10.09.2013

In summer 2013, in coastal regions of Georgia 4 people were drowned, three of them were Armenian citizens. Only in the last three days 2 accidents were recorded: two young fellows became victims of the waves. This causes mainly bad swimming, being drunken, swimming late at night or not following the safety rules.  The ministry of Emergency Situations in partnership with Georgian emergency situations department and the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Georgia always keep the...