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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...

Traffic on the highway Vanadzor-Dilijan was restored 16:07 / 28.08.2014

On August 28, at 17.01 am, a call was received, that on Vanadzor-Dilijan highway, near the village Lermontovo, by preliminary data, stones crumbled, and as a result the highway traffic became one-sided. A combat crew left for the scene. It turned out, that in the interval Vanadzor - Dilijan highway M-8 (15 km), as a result of heavy rains the road was filled with flood, because of what the movement has become one-sided. Firefighter- rescuers together with employees "RC Lori"...

Appointments in the Ministry of Emergency Situations 10:14 / 28.08.2014

On August 27, by order of the Minister of Emergency Situations of the RA Armen Yeritsyan, a series of new appointments were performed in the ES Ministry: • in the rescue department divisions of Malatia-Sebastia, Achapnyak and Kentron of R/S of Yerevan city, • in the most important objects protection unit of Rescue Forces Department (RFD), • in special fire detachment of ANPP, • in regional rescue departments of Kotayk and Gegharkunik.  

Help from France with the support of “Pyunik” 15:01 / 27.08.2014

On August 27, in N. 8 fire and rescue squad was held the exhibition of fire-rescue vehicles, that were donated to the Ministry of Emergency Situations by French organization “Civil Defense without borders”. From France to Armenia, the rescue vehicles, transportation costs were covered by “Pyunik” Foundation. The event was attended by Chairman of the NGO “Civil defense without borders” Fire Service Colonel Bernard Zhanen, a special representative of the Embassy of France in Armenia...

Issues on seismic assessment of dams have been discussed 08:32 / 26.08.2014

On August 25, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia organized a discussion on the topic: “Methods and criteria for seismic analysis of dam reservoirs in Japan”. Japan International Cooperation Agency, at the request of the Government of the Republic of Armenia is conducting a study on the areas of agriculture and irrigation, to support the interrupted project Yeghvard reservoir. In the frames of these studies, the Japanese experts had also discussions with the specialists...

Earthquake hits border zone between Georgia and Armenia 01:51 / 26.08.2014

National Seismic Protection Survey reports, that today, at 02:11am local time, a magnitude 3.1 earthquake hits the border zone between Georgia and Armenia, 17 km north-east of Ashotsk village. The earthquake measured 4 on the Richter scale in the epicenter. The geographical coordinates of the epicenter are north width 41.200 and east length 43.920 . The hypocenter of the seismic activity was 7 kilometers beneath the surface. The termors were felt in Bavra measuring 3. According to...