Together with Europe against disasters 13:56 / 09.04.2014

Today, within the framework of EU program on “Prevention, Preparedness and Response to man-made and natural disasters” (PPRD East), the third National Advisory Group meeting was held. The meeting was attended by the representatives of different subdivisions of MES of the RA, of the ministries of Health, Nature and Protection, Territorial Administration, Economy, Energy and Natural Resources, Agriculture, foundation ARNAP, National Security Council, National Academy of Sciences,...

New appointments in MES 11:14 / 09.04.2014

On April 9, by decree of the Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan, 7 new appointments were done in R/S fire-rescue detachments of Yerevan city, Kotayk and Gegharkunik.  ES Minister A. Yeritsyan, personally met and conducted interviews with citizens, who had applied for jobs in the system of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. 

Crisis management centers in marzes 11:29 / 07.04.2014

On April 7, a regular weekly session was held at the Ministry of  Emergency    Situations   chaired  by acting   Minister  Armen Yeritsyan. Director of R/S, major-general S. Azaryan reported about the events and recommendations implemented during the week, about the exercise drills conducted in marzes. Last week, as a result of the heavy snow, which caused traffic jams and blocked roads, the rescuers brought out a total of 213 vehicles, providing appropriate assistance to...

Creating a unified system of anti-hail protection 16:35 / 04.04.2014

Today, Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations of the RA H. Mkhitaryan, director SNCO “Service of Active Influence on Atmospheric Phenomena” (SAIAP) of MES, A. Karapetyan held a working meeting with community leaders in Shirak Regional Administration. The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss the problems of creating agricultural crop anti-hail protection system. Marzpet of Shirak F. Tsolakyan briefly introduced the situation in the region and noted the advantages of...

Attention. Precipitations are predicted 12:30 / 03.04.2014

Attention In the second part of April 3, at night of April 4 in the mountainous regions, Lori, Tavush, foothills of Syunik snow is predicted. In the roads snow-slick, in separate places snowstorm and low visibility are predicted. Weather in RA At night of April 4 in most regions, during daytime of April 4 and on April 6-7 in eastern regions precipitation is predicted. In mountains and foothills snow is predicted. On April 5-8 no precipitation is predicted....

Earthquake in Iran 13:58 / 30.03.2014

The Seismic Protection Survey of MES of the RA informed, that on March 30, at 14.51 local time, a 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the territory of Iran, 15 km West from city Ahar. The geographical coordinates of the epicenter are north width 38.450 and east length 46.880. The hypocenter of the seismic activity was 10 kilometers beneath the surface. The tremor measured magnitude 5-6 at the epicenter area. The earthquake was not felt in the territory of RA.