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Earthquake hits Georgia 11:29 / 06.08.2014

On August 6, at 12:50, according to National Seismic Protection Survey information, a magnitude 3,5 earthquake struck Georgia at 12:20pm local time. The earthquake occurred 5km west of the city Dmanisi. The tremor measured magnitude 5 at the epicenter area. The geographical coordinates of the epicenter are north width 41.330 and east length 44.140. The hypocenter of the seismic activity was 10 kilometers beneath the surface. No damage and injuries were reported. ն:...

Ambassador of Romania at the MES 13:30 / 05.08.2014

On August 5, the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Armenia Sorin Vasile. The Minister congratulated S. Vasile on appointment to the responsible post of Ambassador and thanked for the visit to the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Representing the structure and achievements of the Ministry, the Minister spoke about the observatory Garni, about the Armenian-Russian Humanitarian Response Center in...

Consultation at the MES 12:38 / 04.08.2014

On August 4, the Ministry of Emergency Situations held its regular weekly session, chaired by the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan. Deputy Director of Rescue Service, Major- General Vrezh Gabrielyan reported on incidents registered during the week, performed tasks and ongoing work. Head of SPS agency H. Petrosyan reported on the regular visit to the reservoirs of the republic. Last week, service staff studied another 8 reservoirs. Minister was also reported...

Another five persons with disabilities (PWD) will work at the Ministry of Emergency Situations 11:58 / 01.08.2014

On August 1, a regular meeting of the Commission evaluating the criteria of persons with disabilities, who have applied for admission to work was held at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia. The meeting was also attended by Minister of Emergency Situations A. Yeritsyan. Representatives from the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Rescue Service and public organizations dealing with people with disabilities (“Unison”, “Pyunik”) were included in the commission. 5 people...

Journey to “Gugarq” 09:56 / 01.08.2014

Summer rest for MES workers’ children On August 1, the yard of the Ministry of Emergency Situations was overcrowded. By the initiative of the trade union of employees of the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations, for children of employees of all entities of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, as well as for the children of employees of regional rescue services, this year, for the first time was organized a program “Summer Camp of the Ministry of Emergency Situations”....

Minister of Emergency Situations visited Lori 14:40 / 31.07.2014

Lori crisis management center will soon be opened On July 30, the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan was in Lori region on regular working visit. During the visit, Minister Yeritsyan visited a new, fully renovated administrative building of Lori regional rescue department, where the regional crisis management center was located. Accompanied by Lori marzpet Artur Nalbandyan and the representatives of the MES leadership, the Minister walked through all the...