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The Owner of “Stepanavan Airport” is Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA 18:05 / 29.08.2013

According to the decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia the full package of shares of the state CJSC "Stepanavan airport" will be handed over the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA. Due to the launch of the airport, the prevention of emergency situations and the effectiveness of organizing the rescue work inside the country and abroad will be increased. The area of the airport buildings and constructions is about 1150s/m, and the land allocated for the...

A Workshop For Rescue Service Staff 17:33 / 29.08.2013

On the 27th of August in the ministry of Emergency Situations was conducted a regular, already traditional lecture. This time the staff of MES RA SSP agency, as a theme of the training course, had chosen “The water reservoirs safety in the area of RA ”.  The main objective of the workshop was to transfer the results of the research to the MES RA crisis management center, from the point of view of seismic resistance.  The workshop was attended by experienced and new employees...

Modern Seismic Network and New Agreement 15:06 / 27.08.2013

Today, on the 27th of August, a tripartite agreement was signed between the Ministry of Emergency Situations, RA State Nuclear Safety Regulatory Committee by the Government and Armenian Nuclear Power Plant.  The main objective is to improve the seismic data acquisition and exchange operations with the help of “Yerevan- ANPP” telemetric system and the study of the seismic regime in the surrounding area.   Deputy Head of Seismic Protection Service Agency of MES RA A. Tovmasyan...

A Regular Session in the MES of RA 11:15 / 26.08.2013

Today,  a  regular weekly  session  was held  in the ministry of  Emergency  Situations  of  RA, chaired  by  the minister of  ES  Armen Yeritsyan. During the session the deputy  director  of  RS, major- general  V. Gabrielyan   reported  about  the emergency  accidents  registered  during the week and accordingly  the measures undertaken. This week   the results of  the  festival  “Constellation of courage ” on the topic of safety and people rescue were    summarized,  and the...

The Festival Results Are Summarized 16:00 / 23.08.2013

Today, in the ministry of Emergency Situations was held the final meeting of organizing the festival “Constellation of courage” on the topic of safety and people rescue, chaired by the deputy director of the Rescue Service, Major- General V. Gabrielyan. Every year, September 4 is celebrated as the day of emergency workers and many festive events are held that day. In the number of festive events “Constellation of courage” festival is also organized and by the results of the...

Garni Observatory - Yesterday and Today 15:59 / 23.08.2013

In 1968, June  the 9 th  an   earthquake with 5.2  magnitudes shook the central part of Zangezur. At the epicenter the quake reached 7-8 balls, causing cracks in the surface and activating the landslides. It damaged the buildings in Qajaran and the villages near it.   Immediately after the earthquake, a group of ASSRSA geophysics and engineering employees, by the leadership of academician A. G. Nazarov, went to the epicenter zone to make research. A group of famous specialists from...