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A new Armenian–Japan Program Against Landslides Kicks off 16:56 / 18.02.2014

On February 18, the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan received the regional project manager of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Daisuke Fukumori. In the conference hall of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Minister Yeritsyan and JICA project manager Daisuke Fukumori signed a protocol of “Landslide disaster management program in the Republic of Armenia”. Welcoming the guests, Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan noted: -...

Full-fledged members of MES family 16:44 / 18.02.2014

Today, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the RA held a regular meeting of the Commission, evaluating the criteria submitted to people with disabilities, who have applied for the job. The commission included representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, rescue service, ARNAP foundation and public organizations dealing with people with disabilities. 8 citizens on wheelchairs, were invited to pass interview, but only 6 were present. The Commission...

First officer ranks and medals 14:37 / 18.02.2014

Today, the Minister of Emergency Situations A. Yeritsyan, in a solemn setting awarded officer ranks to a number of emergency service employees.   At the beginning of the ceremony, the brass band of MES performed the Anthen of the Republic of Armenia, after which Minister A. Yeritsyan handed epaulettes of lieutenant and certificates to 9 employees of R/S operative management, rescue forces departments of Ararat, Kotayk, Syunik, Armavir and Lori. By another decree of ES Minister,...

Council at the Ministry of Emergency Situations 10:52 / 17.02.2014

On February 17, a regular weekly session was held in the Ministry of Emergency Situations chaired by Minister Armen Yeritsyan. The director of RS, r/s major- general S. Azaryan reported about the emergency accidents registered and recommendations implemented during the week. Last week training-exercises were conducted in almost all regions. Together with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, in the framework of the program “Creation of regional rapid response...

Activities of MES in 2013 were summarized 17:29 / 14.02.2014

Today, an expanded Board meeting was held in the conference hall of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, during which, the results of the activities of MES in 2013 were summarized. The meeting was attended by leaders of structural and separate divisions and representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The main report was delivered by the director of Rescue Service of MES of the RA, r/s major-general Sergey Azaryan, who in detail presented the activities implemented...

The results of the activity of the Yerevan subdivisions of the MES have been summarized 16:22 / 12.02.2014

Today, in Yerevan Municipality was held a meeting summarizing the results of activities of the subdivisions of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the RA functioning in the territory of Yerevan carried out in 2013. The consultation was attended by the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan, Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, as well as representatives of the leadership of the ministry and Yerevan Municipality. The main report was delivered by the Head of the...