The Russian Emergencies Ministry’s delegation has taken part in a session held in Germany, organized under the aegis of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The Russian Emergencies Ministry’s delegation was presented by the Deputy Head of the National Crisis Management Center Sergei Kalugin.
Minimizing of the climate change impact, response measures and adaptation to new natural conditions were discussed during the sessions. Special attention was paid to scientific potential of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was created in 1994. The convention was developed to establish international cooperation to minimize the impact of the climate change and was the first international agreement, aimed at dealing with the global climate change and its consequences.
The Emergencies Ministry is constantly developing comprehensive prevention and forecasting system for possible threats and emergencies, caused by global climate change. These efforts consider dynamic development of the social infrastructure, communications, new segments of economics.
As of now, forecasts provided by the Antistikhia Center of the Emergencies Ministry and the Russian Weather Agency serve as basis for managerial decisions, as it establishing cooperation between the Emergencies Ministry’s managing bodies and regional emergency response commissions in advance.