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Consultation at MES 15:11 / 16.09.2014

On September 16, the regular weekly consultation was held at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the RA, chaired by Minister Armen Yeritsyan. Deputy Director of Rescue Service, r/s Major-General Astvatsatur Petrosyan reported on incidents registered, implemented tasks and ongoing activities during the week. It was also reported about the launch of a 36-hour training exercise of internal qualification appropriate to the UN's International Search and Rescue Advisory Group...

Participants of Seismological School visited Observatory Garni 16:34 / 11.09.2014

September 11th was the last working day of the 9th International Seismological School held in Aghveran. The main topic on the agenda was to provide the necessary equipment for seismological observations. The main topics of the reports were: seismological observations of Ukraine, the use of results of data of geological, geophysical and data obtained from space, seismic monitoring of stones in mountainous areas, the study of crustal movements by geomagnetic method, and so on....

A 36-hour test training exercise ended 11:10 / 11.09.2014

On September 10, ended the 36-hour test training exercise of the international search and rescue teams, on subject “Organization and implementation of search and rescue operations”. The training exercise was attended by Director of Rescue Service, r/s Lieutenant-General S. Azaryan, and as observers the Polish State Fire Service experts. According to the plan, on the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran a magnitude 7.2 “earthquake” occurred, the epicenter of which was in...

International Seismological school continues the work 16:11 / 10.09.2014

On September 10, the main topic of discussions in the ongoing the 9th international seismological school in Aghveran, were the results of seismological observations. The reports were related to: seismological observations on the territory of Armenia, Georgia, the different districts of the Russian Federation, China, researches in the zones of strong earthquakes, local seismic monitoring automated systems, methods of assessment and prevention of tsunami, development of observation...

Training exercise in real time 09:00 / 10.09.2014

On September 9, by order of the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan kicked off the training exercise of the urban search and rescue team (USR) of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the RA consisting of 49 members. The training exercise on theme “Organization and implementation of search and rescue operations” was carried out within the framework of the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group of the United Nations (INSARAG) qualification process, in the...

The Deputy Prime Minister met World Bank Regional Director and Yerevan office new appointed Director

The Deputy Prime Minister met World Bank Regional Director and Yerevan office new appointed Director 00:00 / 10.09.2014

Today Armen Gevorgyan, RA Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Territorial Administration, met Henry Kerali, the World Bank Regional Director and Laura Bailey, the World Bank Yerevan Office new-appointed Manager. The Deputy Prime Minister congratulated Mrs. Bailey for new appointment and wished successes for further affairs. As A. Gevorgyan said, the World Bank is one of the major partners, with which a constructive and effective cooperation has been established over the years and with...