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Earthquake in Iran 12:55 / 19.12.2013

On December 19, at 12:46, the Armenian National Seismic Protection Service informed a 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck at 11:58 local time in the territory of Islamic Republic of Iran, 14km south-west from city Ahar. The tremor measured magnitude 4-5 at the epicenter area. The geographical coordinates of the epicenter are north width 38.380 and east length 46.980. The hypocenter of the seismic activity was 15 kilometers beneath the surface. According to preliminary information the...

A Training Course at Kharberd Orphanage 15:24 / 17.12.2013

Recently, “Seismic Protection Southern Survey” SNCO of MES organized a training course for the orphanage staff in Kharberd specialized orphanage. Lectures were delivered by the “Seismic Protection Southern Survey” SNCO specialists Serob Darbinyan and Gourgen Namalyan. The themes of the lectures were the following: -“The issues related to Seismic-Resistant Construction in Armenia” - “The analysis of damaging effects of the earthquake in Spitak in 1988”. -“The code...

Veterans Council Holds Meeting 15:00 / 17.12.2013

Today, the accountable electoral council meeting of NGO “ Union of Veterans” of MES was held in the ministry of Emergency Situations. The council was attended by Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Haykaram Mkhitaryan. The organization has 475 members, the meeting was attended by about two dozen delegates. The purpose of the conference was to present the progress report of public organization of 2011-2013, by voting choose leaders and make changes in the statute of the...

Rewards to Colleagues 11:56 / 16.12.2013

Today, a regular weekly session was held in the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA, chaired by Minister Armen Yeritsyan. By decree of ES Minister about encouragement, for preparing and publishing Armenian –English phrase book, and as well as for close cooperation with the Ministry, the head of language department of educational complex of Police of RA, colonel Aghavni Hayrapetyan was awarded with medal “Partnership for salvation”. By the same decree, Minister of ES A....

21 Graduates – with Master's Degree Program 10:38 / 16.12.2013

The correct choice of profession is considered to be a difficult task, because some say they have gained a profession, some just have a higher education, while others have a professional diploma. This issue will be spoken continually. The Crisis Management State Academy of MES, Master's degree program graduates, unanimously claim, that having received a “crisis management” specialty, they have obtained necessary knowledge, skills and abilities for operating in emergency...

Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in MES 18:10 / 13.12.2013

Today, Minister of Emergency Situations of RA A. Yeritsyan received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the republic of Armenia Mohamed Alaa Eldin Saad El Leissy. Greeting the Ambassador, ES Minister briefly introduced the history of creation, the structure, the main functions and development perspectives of the ministry. Ambassador Mohamed Alaa Eldin Saad El Leissy thanked for cordial reception, indicating that he would...