The Activities Carried out by MTAES’s Yerevan Subdivisions Have Been Summarized


On February 17, the final meeting, summarizing the results of the activities carried out within 2015 by Yerevan subdivisions of the RA MTAES was held in Yerevan Municipality. The meeting was attended by the RA TAES Minister Armen Yeritsyan, Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and other officials.

The RA MTAES RS Deputy Director, Head of Yerevan city Rescue Department, r/s Colonel Mushegh Ghazaryan and the heads of territorial divisions of the Ministry presented the activities carried out in separate directions in 2015 and the achievements, as well as made proposals.

During the reporting period 9247emergency cases were registered in Yerevan, 165 people died, and 4322 people were injured. Compared with the last year, emergency cases increased by 2225, but the number of victims decreased by 75 (31.2%).

M. Ghazaryan reported, that all measures planned in 2015 were implemented.

Protective measures were undertaken on repairing headwalls, balconies, retaining the tiles, falling from external walls of the buildings for the prevention of emergency situations in population protection sphere. Activities were carried out towards cleaning the beds of rivers flowing through the city, to protect the city of possible spring floods.

Issues concerning the activities of regional departments were raised at the meeting, proposals were made. In particular, the issue of repairing or replacing the fire fighting hydrants with new ones was presented at the meeting, which will allow to extinguish fires more quickly and efficiently. It was suggested to create a working group in collaboration with the municipality and find effective ways to solve this problem.

In conclusion, Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan awarded the RA TAES Minister Armen Yeritsyan with gold medal-Yerevan Emblem badge.

For the activity in the sphere of population protection, emergency situations, reduction of possible consequences and rapid response provided during 2015, as well as proper organization of civil defence measures, a number of employees of territorial divisions of Yerevan were awarded with Mayor’s honorary certificates, diplomas and nominal watches.

-In recent years, the two organizations are active partners, and therefore I would like to express gratitude to the Minister. Population of Yerevan estimated the activities carried out by the rescuers. Although the number of accidents has increased, but thanks to all rescuers, the number of victims has decreased. I am convinced, that we will expand the scope and cooperation by joint efforts and will register new successes in this and subsequent years,- noted Mayor of Yerevan.

For organizing and managing the activities of the Municipality, as well as for closely cooperating with the Ministry of TAES, Minister A. Yeritsyan handed souvenirs to the Mayor. A number of employees of Yerevan Municipality were awarded with certificates and diplomas by the RA TAES Minister’s order.

Yerevan Deputy Mayor David Ohanyan was awarded with medal “Collaboration for Salvation”.

- We willingly and responsibly cooperate with Yerevan Municipality. I congratulate all encouraged ones, they deserve it, but we still have a lot to do and solve the problems set before us, - noted Minister Yeritsyan, expressing hope, that the established cooperation will effectively be continued in the future.


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