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Current Status and Perspectives for Development of Climate Services in Armenia 11:59 / 12.08.2013

Hydrometservice of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia (RA MES) within the framework of the UNDP-GEF “Enabling Activities for Preparation of Armenia’s Third National Communication to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)” Project issued a publication entitled “Current Status and Perspectives for Development of Climate Services in Armenia” in Armenian and English. It summarizes the analysis carried out by the Hydrometservice on the...

A Session in the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA 11:35 / 12.08.2013

Today,  a  weekly  session  was held  in the ministry of  Emergency  Situations  of  RA, chaired  by  the minister  Armen Yertsyan. During the session the director  of  RS, major- general  S. Azaryan  reported  about  the emergency  accidents  registered during the week and accordingly  the measures undertakenand about the testing of the device which is meant for the  underwater investigation. By  the instruction  of  the  minister  improvement  and  construction works have  begun ...

Gender Problem - The Core of the Workshop 15:57 / 09.08.2013

Today  the ministry  of  Emergency Situations of  RA, jointly  with the  Disaster  Risk  Reduction (DRR) National Platform, UNDP, UNICEF and OXFAM  Armenian  branch,  organized  the workshop  “We  are for joint Efforts for Gender in Disaster Risk Reduction” by theme. The aims of the workshop were : •  Explore  and  discuss  the gender issues  related to the  emergency situations and  in  DRR  processes at the local level •  Alternative solutions will be identified to develop...

The Seismic Resistance Level of the National Library Is Being Increased 13:42 / 08.08.2013

Today the Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan visited the National Library of Armenia and toured the building. In pursuit of presidential orders, the head of government got familiar with the problems of the library. The  specialists  introduced the prime minister  the general  condition of the building, had  informed  that additional  measures  must  be taken   to raise  the level of seismic resistance.  The Prime Minister instructed to conduct the necessary surveys as shortly as...

Training Course For Disabled Staff of MES 17:18 / 07.08.2013

Seismic Protection Service  Agency  of  MES of  RA is continuing  the work towards the awareness of  population  as well as among  the new  staff  of  the MES employees. Today a training  was  held in the ministry of  ES. The theme of the training was the seismic protection. It   was conducted  for the disabled  staff  working in the seismic protection management center.  Earthquake is one of the natural phenomenon, which   is more actual in our region and   increasing...

On-line Session in MES 11:30 / 05.08.2013

Today, a weekly session was held in the ministry of Emergency Situations of RA, chaired by the minister Armen Yertsyan. For the first time, in an on-line session were participating the heads of Armavir and Kotayk regional subdivisions of MES. During the session the director of RS, major- general S. Azaryan reported about the emergency accidents registered during the week and accordingly the measures undertaken. The R/S director , also mentioned that in different regions of the republic...