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President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan Paid a Visit to the Ministry of Emergency Situations 15:52 / 05.02.2014

Today, President Serzh Sargsyan paid a visit to the Ministry of Emergency Situations.  The President of the Republic first watched the Honor memorial of Salvage devotees, built by donation of the employees of the Ministry, afterwards the President visited a number of subdivisions of the Ministry, conversed with the employees of different departments, inquired about their working conditions, activities conducted in the framework of their functions, forthcoming programs and current...

Climate Change Risks and Adaptation Problems in Armenia 10:00 / 05.02.2014

Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform (ARNAP) Foundation jointly with United Nations Development Program, had organized a workshop-conference on “Risks of climate change and adaptation problems in Armenia” which was held on February 4, in Yerevan. The aim of the meeting was to present a report on “Climate Risks Management in Armenia”, which was prepared by Crisis Prevention and Recovery Agency of UNDP, in the framework of “Climate Risks Management” regional program, as well...

A Training Course in the Orphanage 11:47 / 01.02.2014

On January 28, specialists from Seismic Protection Survey of MES Ashkhen Tovmasyan, Armine Khangaldyan, Aida Proshyan, Gourgen Namalyan and Serob Darbinyan visited the “Children’s Home of Yerevan”. Director Liana Karapetyan presented the history of the “Children’s Home”, work organization peculiarities, the difficulties of evacuation of children in emergency situations. During the conversation, the SPS experts answered to her questions concerning to seismic vulnerability of...

Memorandum of Understanding was Signed 16:33 / 31.01.2014

In these days, President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan has been on a state visit to the Czech Republic. The Minister of Emergency Situations of the RA Armen Yeritsyan has also been among the Armenian delegation. At the end of the two Presidents’ negotiations, a signing ceremony of bilateral documents took place aimed at fostering and expanding cooperation in a number of areas. In particular, Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Disaster Prevention and...

Festive Concert in Military Unit 10:57 / 31.01.2014

On January 28, the brass band of the Ministry of Emergency Situations organized a festive concert dedicated to Armenian Army Day, in the capital, in one of the military units of Defense Ministry. The concert, which lasted nearly two hours, included patriotic songs, as well as various classical, symphonic and folk works. A warm reception was shown to the brass band. Highly appreciating the significance of such events, the commanders of the military unit, asked them to visit and...

UK Defence Attache to Armenia Visited MES 17:21 / 29.01.2014

On January 29, Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations of the RA David Karapetyan, hosted Defence Attaché of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Armenia, Lieutenant-Colonel Nick Wilkes and officer on Military Affairs of British Embassy Sergey Mirzoyan. Possible ways and prospects of bilateral cooperation were discussed. Greeting the guests, David Karapetyan outlined the main directions by which the sides can cooperate efficiently:   •...