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Minister of Emergency Situations met with students of CMSA 11:56 / 01.09.2014

On September 1, the Day of Knowledge, Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia Armen Yeritsyan met with the students and teaching staff of the Crisis Management State Academy (CMSA) of the Ministry. Welcoming the participants, the rector of the CMSA, R/S Colonel H. Matevosyan gave the floor to the Minister of Emergency Situations. A.Yeritsyan congratulated the young entrants, on occasion of entering University and on the fact of becoming students: -I think, it’s a great...

Reception of Citizens at MES 10:35 / 01.09.2014

On the last day of the fourth week of each month, at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia, Minister Armen Yeritsyan organized reception of citizens. Citizens can also been accepted by the Deputy Ministers of Emergency Situations, Head of the Staff of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, and MES Rescue Service Director. On August 28, Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan received 6 citizens and inquired about their problems. Citizens, who took part at the...

Consultation at MES 10:04 / 01.09.2014

On September 1, the regular weekly consultation was held at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the RA, chaired by Minister Armen Yeritsyan. Director of Rescue Service, r/s Major-General Sergey Azaryan reported on incidents registered, implemented tasks and ongoing activities during the week. It was also reported on all activities and trainings , and on the training exercises organized in Kotayk region. The Minister was also reported on preparatory work of the academic year...

Earthquake strikes Azerbaijan 21:47 / 30.08.2014

On August 30, at 22:30 from SPS, an information was received, that at 22:03 local time, a 3,7 Magnitude earthquake was registered in the territory of Azerbaijan, 19 kilometers south-east of Ujar city. The tremor measured magnitude 4-5 at the epicenter. The geographical coordinates of the epicenter are north width 40.420 and east length 47.870. The hypocenter of the seismic activity was 10 kilometers beneath the surface. The underground shaking was felt in the...

Minister of Emergency Situations paid working visit to Shirak Marz 15:41 / 29.08.2014

On August 29, Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan accompanied by representatives of MES leadership, paid a working visit to Shirak Marz. Minister Yeritsyan first called at the territory in Gyumri city, where it is planned to build Shirak regional Crisis Management Center of MES. The Minister walked around the building and surrounding area, getting familiar with the existing conditions. Then Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan visited Gyumri...

French experience of volunteers will be invested in Armenia 13:30 / 29.08.2014

On August 29, in the press-club “Henaran” was held a press- conference on the cooperation between the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia and the French NGO “Civil defense without borders” . The keynote speakers of the press conference were Deputy Director of Rescue Service of the RA MES Major- General Nikolay Grigoryan and chairman of the French NGO “Civil defense without borders”, Adviser to the Minister of Emergency Situations, Colonel Bernard Zhanen. During the...