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Practical exercise in MES 08:34 / 25.07.2014

On July 24, members of Rescue Service special fire squad of the MES conducted a practical exercise. According to the plan it was envisaged to carry out extinguishing operations during a massive fire involving several combat crews. Parallel extinguishing operations, the firefighter-rescuers evacuated citizens from the upper floors of a burning building with a special equpement, first aid was provided to injured. The overall goal of the exercise was to provide implementation of...

Disaster medicine is developing 14:25 / 24.07.2014

 The Medical Management Department of RS of the RA MES continues the implementation of the program: “Ardzagank. Medical Units”. During the third phase of the program carried out under the financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDCA), 100 health-care workers from Syunik and 80 health-care workers from Gegharkunik underwent retraining courses as instructors of disaster medicine. During the 3 phases of the project “Ardzagank. Medical Units” , with the...

Recruitments in the MoES 15:20 / 23.07.2014

On July 23, by decree of the Minister of Emergency Situations of the RA Armen Yeritsyan, in different divisions of the Ministry had been performed a series of new appointments: in RFD of “Hrazdan TPP”, “Nairit Plant” Closed Joint-Stock Company and ANPP special protection fire detachments, as well as in fire- rescue detachments of Yerevan, Gyumri and Jermuk.    

The Minister of Emergency Situations in Gegharkunik 16:43 / 22.07.2014

On July 22, Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan visited Gegharkunik. Minister’s first stop was in the fire-rescue detachment of Sevan. Armen Yeritsyan walked around FRD territory, talked with rescuers. The Minister was pleased to note, that the newly appointed FRD commander, r/s Lieutenant Evelina Khachatryan was successfully performing the tasks set before her. Then, the Minister visited the special water-rescue detachment of Sevan city and the hydro -...

Reservoirs in the spotlight of the MoES 17:27 / 21.07.2014

Deputy Head of “Seismic Protection Survey” Agency of the MoES A. Tovmasyan, Head of Network and Information Agency of “SPS” V. Arzumanyan and Chief Specialist of “Seismic Protection Western Survey” SNCO of the MoES of the RA V. Khondkaryan completed another regular working trip to the reservoirs. This time they visited the reservoirs - Gegardalich in Kotayk region, Kosh, Agarak in Aragatsotn region and Mantash in Shirak region. The main purpose of the visit was to study the working...

Consultation at the MoES 11:40 / 21.07.2014

On July 21, the regular weekly session 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 Vrezh Gabrielyan reported on accidents registered and recommendations implemented during the week. RS Deputy director reported on the massive training exercise conducted by Rescue Service at the Opera and Ballet National Academic Theatre and on internal qualification training exercises appropriate...