Recurrent consultation of the Rescue Service was held

17:20 / 16.12.2019

On December 16 the recurrent every week consultation of the Rescue Service was held in the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the RA. The consultation was led by Vrezh Gabrielyan, r/s General-Major, Director of the Service.

Heads of various subdivisions, Yerevan and Regional Rescue Departments of the Rescue Service of MES gave the Director reports on the ongoing constructional activities, issues raised during the service and existing problems.

Vrezh Gabrielyan assigned the heads of Yerevan and Regional Rescue Departments to organize the implementation of the New Year shift, as well as the additional activities of providing security of the population connected with the New Year events. It was assigned as well to establish a secondary spare shift group, which will carry out an emergency response in case of necessity.

Connected with weather conditions, temporary fulcra were established in some provinces of the RA. Vrezh Gabrielyan assigned the Head of the Rear and Material-technical Provision Department and heads of the regional structures to check and replenish the fulcra with the necessary equipment and goods.

Director of the Rescue Service one again highlighted that as soon as the fire alarm as received the responsible bodies of the operative shift must check the information on water resources existing near the hearth of the fire in order to organize the firefighting activities efficiently.

A. Yeritsyan, Head of the Psychological Support Division of the NCMC of MES reported that on December 12 the presentation of the textbook on “Provision of the First Psychological Support in Emergency Situations” and guidebook on “Road Map of Extreme Psychological Assistance” developed by the joint initiative of UNDP and DRRNP was held in the framework of the project on “Capacity Development of Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform” in the Armenian office of UNO. The psychologists of the Psychological Support Division of the NCMC took part in the event. 100 examples of the guidebook were provided to the Psychological Support Division. The guidebook is envisaged for the medical workers and rescuers who take part in emergency response, as well as for those who first appeared on the spot and can render psychological support to the casualties. Director of the Rescue Service assigned to organize the distribution of the guidebooks according to their meaning.

Heads of all the subdivisions assigned to review the entire document circulation and complete it by the end of the year.

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