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The subway cars were derailed in Moscow Subway 07:42 / 15.07.2014

On July 16, at 08.30, CMC of the MoES of the RA had established a connection with RF CMC to ascertain, if there were RA citizens among the victims in Moscow subway accident. Additional information on the case will be given.                                                                               *** There were Armenian citizens among the victims of Moscow subway accident according to the information provided by the RF CMC. • Qocharyan Meri Ashot -20 years old (health...

A massive training exercise in the center of Yerevan 16:10 / 14.07.2014

On July 14, Rescue Service of the MoES undertook a major training exercise on “Firefighting in cultural - entertainment facilities” i n the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. After receiving notification about the fire in the Opera house, firefighter instructors of the most important facilities maintenance division of Rescue forces department and fire and rescue detachments of R/S of the MoES immediately arrived at the scene and began to perform the activities according to...

ARNAP's experience is highly appreciated 10:22 / 14.07.2014

On July 8-9, in Bishkek was held a conference on “Disaster Risk Reduction in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan”. It was organized by the UN International Disaster Risk Reduction office, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The purpose of the conference was to present the partner organizations and stakeholders the achievements of the National Platform for disaster risk reduction of the Kyrgyz Republic for the last 2 years, coordination mechanisms at national level,...

A new program launch 17:56 / 11.07.2014

On July 11, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia organized a discussion on the issues of cooperation in the framework of an inclusive program of disaster risk reduction of the organization “Save the Children”. The program will continue the successful work of disaster risk reduction in the South Caucasus performed by “Save the Children”, which has been done in previous DRR inclusive program. “Save the Children” organization's project manager Sergey Sahakyan presented...

Memorandum of Understanding was signed 09:51 / 11.07.2014

The delegation of Public Administration Academy at the MoES On July 10, the Minister of Emergency Situations of the RA Armen Yeritsyan received the delegation led by the Rector of the Public Administration Academy of the RA Arsen Lokyan. In the conference hall of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Minister Yeritsyan welcomed the participants of the meeting and stressed the importance of cooperation between the two structures: “We highlight the involvement of students in...

The regular training of airborne detachment of MoES 15:31 / 10.07.2014

On July 10, an airborne rescue squad of the MoES held a regular practical training at the airport of one of the military units of MoD. Before performing a training flight, according to the appointment between the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Defense, the members of the rescue squad participated in special trainings, during which they gained theoretical knowledge of parachute management and then using special devices learned to control the parachute in the...