Ministry

Full name: The Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

Short name: The Emergencies Ministry of Russia.

Superior body of state authority: The President of the Russian Federation.

  1. The Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters is the federal executive authority that is engaged into development and introduction of the state police, legal regulations, as well as supervision and control in the matters of the civil defence, protection of the population against natural disasters and man-caused emergencies, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies.
  2. The Emergencies Ministry of Russia carries out management, coordination, control and response in the matters of the civil defence, protection of the population against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies.
  3. The Emergencies Ministry of Russia carries out its activities directly and through its territorial bodies, which include regional centers for civil defence, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters and bodies, which are given competencies to carry out operations in the matters of civil defence and tasks on prevention and mitigation of emergency situations in the Russian Federation, the Federal Firefighting Service State Firefighting Service (Hereinafter Federal Firefighting Service), paramilitary rescue units of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters, the State Small Vessel Inspectorate of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters, rescue and recovery and search and recue units, paramilitary mine rescue divisions, educational, scientific, medial, recreational and other institutions and organizations that are included into the Emergencies Ministry of Russia, as well as through representatives of the Emergencies Ministry as a part of agencies of the Russian Federation in the international organizations.

    The Emergencies Ministry of Russia establishes the Russian National Humanitarian Response Corps to carry out humanitarian operation abroad of the Russian Fedearation.
  4. The Emergencies Ministry of Russia is governed by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal law, acts of the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation, orders and directive of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, international agreements of the Russian Federation, as well as current Statute.
  5. The Emergencies Ministry of Russia summarizes the administration of legislation of the Russian Federation in the matters of its activity, develops propositions on improvement of the legislation and presents them for the approval to the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation.
  6. The Emergencies Ministry of Russia carries out these activities in cooperation with other federal executive bodies, regional executive bodies of the Russian Federation, local governing bodies, public associations and organizations.