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British expert was impressed by preparedness of MES 14:34 / 10.04.2014

On April 10, in the Ministry of Emergency Situations was held a meeting, on coordination of the mechanisms of provided by Armenia and received humanitarian assistance, in case of a major disaster. It was organized in the framework EU Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Man-made and Natural disasters in the eastern Region (PPRD East) program. The meeting was also attended by the national support expert of the mentioned program Din Harris. The meeting was attended by the...

Armenia's achievements in the field of DRR were presented 14:30 / 09.04.2014

In the area of disaster risk reduction (DRR), Armenia has a major contribution to international development. This is evidenced by a regional conference DRR, held in Almaty from 1-3rd of April. There Armenia presented the achievements and proposals in sphere of DRR. The conference was organized in the framework of the action plan of Hyogo program. In 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action will be completed, and proposals are being developed for the next decade, in what directions the program...

Together with Europe against disasters 13:56 / 09.04.2014

Today, within the framework of EU program on “Prevention, Preparedness and Response to man-made and natural disasters” (PPRD East), the third National Advisory Group meeting was held. The meeting was attended by the representatives of different subdivisions of MES of the RA, of the ministries of Health, Nature and Protection, Territorial Administration, Economy, Energy and Natural Resources, Agriculture, foundation ARNAP, National Security Council, National Academy of Sciences,...

New appointments in MES 11:14 / 09.04.2014

On April 9, by decree of the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan, 7 new appointments were done in R/S fire-rescue detachments of Yerevan city, Kotayk and Gegharkunik.  ES Minister A. Yeritsyan, personally met and conducted interviews with citizens, who had applied for jobs in the system of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. 

Crisis management centers in marzes 11:29 / 07.04.2014

On April 7, a regular weekly session was held at the Ministry of  Emergency    Situations   chaired  by acting   Minister  Armen Yeritsyan. Director of R/S, major-general S. Azaryan reported about the events and recommendations implemented during the week, about the exercise drills conducted in marzes. Last week, as a result of the heavy snow, which caused traffic jams and blocked roads, the rescuers brought out a total of 213 vehicles, providing appropriate assistance to...

Creating a unified system of anti-hail protection 16:35 / 04.04.2014

Today, Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations of the RA H. Mkhitaryan, director SNCO “Service of Active Influence on Atmospheric Phenomena” (SAIAP) of MES, A. Karapetyan held a working meeting with community leaders in Shirak Regional Administration. The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss the problems of creating agricultural crop anti-hail protection system. Marzpet of Shirak F. Tsolakyan briefly introduced the situation in the region and noted the advantages of...