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Exercise on Civil Defense in case of collapse of Azat Reservoir dam

17:17 / 04.12.2019

Headquarters training-exercise on the ''Implementation and organization of Civil Defense operations in case of the threat of collapse of Azat Reservoir dam'' was held in the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The employees of Civil Defense and Organization of Elimination of Disaster Consequences Department, Ararat Regional Rescue Department of the Rescue Service of MES and Border Departments of Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation located in Armenia took part in the exercise.

During the exercise ''Civil Defense Plan during Emergency Situations'' of Ararat Province was set in action, as well as general and special reconnaissance was theoretically performed, Civil Defense and Organization of Elimination of Disaster Consequences Department of the Rescue Service assessed the situation, nature of the activities, decided the number of the population and the location, ways of partial evacuation and made a decision on the necessity of involving additional forces, state of the means and forces, factors impeding the implementation of rescue activities and operations aimed at preventing floods and minimizing the consequences based on the data of reconnaissance.

The implementation of general and special reconnaissance of the areas controlled by the RF Border Department was performed and assessment of the situation was realized based on them.

The aim of the exercise was to test ''Ararat Province Civil Defense Plan in case of collapse or threat of collapse of Azat Reservoir dam'', as well as the realism of the ''Joint Operations Plan aimed at the elimination of the consequences and prevention of emergency situations of natural and man-made nature between the Rescue Service of MES and Border Department of the Federal Security Service of the RF''.

Taking into consideration the issues arisen during the headquarters training a decision was made to edit the ''Cooperation plan between the RF Border Department and the Ministry of Emergency Situations during the implementation and organization of civil defense operations in case of the threat of collapse of Azat Reservoir dam''.

The overall results of the training were assessed as satisfactory.

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