Main functions of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia

The Emergencies Ministry of Russia carries out following functions in accordance with allotted tasks:

1) The Ministry develops or presents to the President of the Russian Federation and (or) the Government of the Russian Federation:

Propositions on development of basics of the state policy in the matters of the civil defence, protection of the population and territories against emergency situations, including policy in the sphere of the mitigation of radiation disasters, as well as provision of the fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Draft laws and other regulations and draft technical requirements in the matters of the civil defence, protection of the population and territories against emergency situations, as well as provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Drafts of regulations on mitigation of radiation disasters and emergencies, special underwater operations, emergency humanitarian response;

Draft plan for the operations in the sphere of civil defence of the Russian Federation, as well as propositions on partial or full introduction of plans for the operations in the sphere civil defence in separate regions or on the whole territory the Russian Federation;

Propositions on involvement of the Russian Armed Forces, other military units, paramilitary units and agencies to mitigation of the emergencies in accordance with established procedure;

Propositions on introduction of the state of emergency in the regions or on the whole territory of the Russian Federation in case of emergency;

Draft regulations considering the operation of the Single State Disaster Management System;

Draft regulations considering the operation of the federal firefighting service the Governmental Firefighting Service;

Draft regulations considering the operation of the supervisory competence of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia;

Draft regulations considering the operation of the State Small Vessel Inspectorate of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters;

Draft regulations on the cooperation of the federal executive authorities during the search and rescue operations on water bodies and seas of the Russian Federation;

Draft regulations on the paramilitary rescue units of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters;

Yearly state report on the condition of the protection of the population and territories of the Russian Federation against natural disasters and man-caused emergencies;

Report considering the efforts in the sphere of the civil defence of the Russian Federations;

Draft regulations considering the efforts in the sphere the civil defence of the Russian Federations;

Propositions on classification of territories to the groups of civil defence;

List of the facilities, critically important to the national security of the Russian Federation;

Propositions on issuing of material resources from the state reserves purposed for conducting of emergency efforts during the mitigation of emergency situations and carrying out of humanitarian aid;

Propositions on organizing of emergency response of the federal and regional level and payments from the federal budget to the population and regions hit by emergency situations;

Draft regulations considering operation of the paramilitary mine rescue units;

Draft list of organizations that establish special, paramilitary units of the federal firefighting service;

Draft list of facilities that are critically important to the national security of the Russian Federation, other important facilities, sites of the cultural heritage of the Russian Federation with obligatory presence of the fire guard units;

Draft regulations for operations and provision of aid in the sphere of fire safety with the contractual units of the federal firefighting service;

2) The Ministry develops and approves (establishes):

Regulations considering the current activities of the Ministry, excluding the spheres that are regulated by the federal constitutional laws, federal laws, orders of the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation;

Regulations on the territorial branches of the Emergencies Ministry – regional centers for civil defence, emergency situations and mitigation of natural disaster;

Regulations on order and system of carrying out of monitoring and forecasting of emergencies;

Regulations on order and system of data exchange within the Single State Disaster Management System;

Requirements for classification of organizations that are engaged into civil defence in accordance with established procedure;

Methodology of assessing damage caused by emergency situations, classification and registration of emergency situations, as well as issue standard passport of safety of territories and municipal units of regions of the Russian Federation;

Order of development and presenting of declarations of safety of potentially hazardous industrial facilities within the competence of the Emergencies Ministry;

Order of development and presenting of declarations of safety of potentially hazardous underwater objects;

Regulations considering the rescue services;

Regulations on organizing of daily activities of the bodies purposed for efforts in the sphere of civil defence and preventing and mitigations of emergency situations;

Instructions for preparing and carrying out of drills and training of civil defence, protection of the population against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Yearly plan for main activities in the matters of civil defence, prevention and mitigations of emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Yearly methodological and organizing instructions on training of managing bodies, forces of civil defence and the Single State Disaster Management System;

Rules of certification for senior staff in civil defence, protection of the population against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

The rules for voluntary accreditation of organizations engaged into civil defence, protection of the population against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Regulations on the territorial branches of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia that is established to resolve all matters in the fields of civil defence and prevention and mitigation of emergency situations in the region of the Russian Federations;

Rules of involvement of forces and means of the fire guard units, firefighting garrisons for putting out fires and carrying out of search and recovery operations;

Rules for organizing of service in the fire guard units;

Rules for putting out fires by the fire guard units;

Rules for awarding of ranks to the employees of the federal firefighting service;

Rules for provision of emergency psychological aid to the population hit by emergency situations or fires;

Rules for establishment and registration of non-governmental associations of the fire guard and joint register of volunteer firefighters;

Programs for training and professional development of volunteer firefighters;

Rules for assessment of health condition of volunteer fireifighters;

Rules for provision of volunteer fire guard and volunteer firefighters that directly involved into putting out fires with firefighting equipment and personal protection equipment necessary for putting out fires;

List of rules, developed in cooperation with the Ministry of Finances of the Russian Federations, that justify the use of budget assignments, requested from the reserve fund of the Government of the Russian Federation to prevent and mitigate emergency situations and natural disasters;

Rules and terms for cerification of senior members and candidates for positions of heads of educational institutions, included into the system of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia;

Rules for recommendations by commanders to citizens that finished military service and are entering training courses of the federal state higher education institutions at the expense of the budget assignments from the federal budget;

List of additional entrance examinations and conditions for admission to the state higher education institutions, included into the system of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia, which imply the public service and access to information that is considered as the State secret;

(the paragraph was included by the Order of the President of the Russian Federation N 940 from 21 December 2013)

order of organizing and carrying out of educational activities in educational institutions and professional education institutions of the Emergencies Ministry’s system that are also carry out additional training courses to train under age for military or state service, as well as the rules for entrance into these institutions, developed together with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science of the Russian Federation;

regulations and rules for provision of students of educational and professional institutions of the Emergencies Ministry’s system that system that are also carry out additional training courses to train under age for military or state service, provision of these students with uniforms, as well as the type of the uniform, rules of wearing and identification signs;

Quota for special admission into organizations engaged into educational activity by the educational programs developed by the Emergencies Ministry to acquire higher education in volumes set by the check figures of admissions of citizens at expense of the budget allocations of the federal budget to every level of the higher educations, every specialty and field of study;

2.1) The Emergencies Ministry of Russia approves nominative scholarships, determines sums and conditions of payment of scholarships;

3) The Emergencies Ministry of Russia organizes:

Preventive efforts and mitigation of emergency situations of interregional and federal level, rescuing of people from emergency situations;

Prevention and mitigation of fires on facilities critically important to the security of the Russian Federation, on other important facilities, facilities of the federal property, valuable cultural heritage objects, as well as protection of the population during events of the federal level;

Prevention and mitigation of fires in closed administrative and municipal units;

Planning and use of paramilitary rescue units to complete special tasks in the field of defence of the Russian Federation, training of paramilitary rescue units for joint actions with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation to defend the Russian Federation;

Activity of the Emergency Ministry of Russia in the Plan for use of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Mobilization Plan of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and Plan for emergency arranging of territories of Russian Federation to defend the country, as well as provision of carrying out of measures in the matters of civil defence and emergency arranging of territories;

Efforts of the Emergencies Ministry to develop Mobilization plan of the economy of the Russian Federation in the matters, for which the Emergencies Ministry is responsible;

Development of plans in the field of civil defence, activities of firefighters, fire and rescue, search and rescue, rescue and recovery units, paramilitary rescue units, aircraft and other forces of the Emergencies Ministry by the federal executive authorities and regional executive authorities of the Russian Federation, local governing bodies and organizations engaged into mobilization planning in the field of civil defence;

Search and rescue of people in continental water bodies and territorial seas of the Russian Federation in accordance with the plans of cooperation with federal executive bodies during the search and rescue operations of people on seas and water bodies of the Russian Federation;

Establishment of the system for monitoring and forecasting of the emergency situations, as well as development and introduction of risk factors on territories and economical facilities in cooperation with interested federal executive authorities, regional executive authorities.

Information of the population via media sources and other channels of the communication about forecasted and occurred emergency situations and fires, measures of the protection of the population and territories, means of protection, as well as propaganda in the field of civil defence, protection of the population and territories against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Development of propositions in cooperation with interested federal executive authorities in the field of nature management, safe living of the population and economical activity on territories hit by radiation emergencies;

Training and education of specialists in educational institutions of the Emergencies Ministry and other institutions for training of specialists for paramilitary rescue units, federal firefighting service, the State Small Vessel Inspectorate, fire, rescue and recovery units of the Emergencies Ministry, training of specialists for the fire guard and organizations of free pattern of ownership, as well training of specialists for corresponding agencies of foreign countries;

Methodical management and control for resolving of matters of training of the population in the field of civil defence, protection of the population against emergency situtations, provision of fire protection and safety of people n water bodies, as well as education of the youth about basics of vital activity with the competence of the Ministry;

Carrying out of certification of rescue and recovery services, fire an rescue, rescue and recovery units and rescuers from federal executive authorities and regional executive authorities of the Emergencies Ministry;

Carrying out of research and engineering efforts in the field of civil defence, prevention and mitigation of emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies, development of the Single State Disaster Management System, mitigation of emergencies caused by radiation, special underwater operations;

Preparation and presenting of propositions about nomenclature and rates of saving of material resources in the state reserves, purposed for emergency causes during mitigation of emergency situations;

Gathering and delivery of humanitarian aid to the population of the Russian Federation and foreign countries, as well as evacuation of citizens of the Russian Federation from foreign countries in case of emergency situation in cooperation with interested federal executive bodies;

Official static registry and state statistical report on matters, for which the Emergencies Ministry is responsible;

Mandatory life insurance and health of servicemen of paramilitary rescue units and federal firefighting service, rescuers, personnel and senior staff of the State firefighting Service in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;

Logistical support of the Emergencies Ministry;

Record keeping, archiving and other means of storage of documents and materials in the matters, for which the Emergencies Ministry is responsible;

Carrying out of efforts to develop the All-Russian system for information of the population in places with a lot of people;

Rendering of emergency psychological aid to the hit population in the zones of emergency or fires;

Establishing and training of special units during war time to complete tasks in the field of civil defence;

Training of drivers for driving of vehicles, equipped with special light and sound signals used by the Emergencies Ministry;

4) The Emergencies Ministry carries out:

state supervision for fulfillment of all requirements of civil defence and fire safety regulations (except for the federal state inspection in forests, underground facilities, mining operations, manufacturing, transportation, storage, use and utilization of explosive materials for industrial use), as well as inspections for protection of the population and territories against emergency situations by the federal executive authorities, regional executive authorities of the Russian Federation, local governments, organizations and citizens within their responsibilities;

Management of activities of the federal firefighting service, coordination of activities of all types of fire guard;

State supervision in internal water bodies and territorial seas of the Russian Federation for small vessels used in noncommercial use and bases (structures) for their anchorage, as well as management of activities of the State Small Vessel Inspectorate;

Government control of fire safety in use of nuclear power;

Coordination of activities and cooperation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federations and other troops, companies and organizations in fulfillment of tasks in the field of civil defence;

Maintaining of operational and mobilization preparedness of managing bodies and paramilitary rescue units, as well as mobilization preparedness of units of the federal firefighting service, search and recovery services, search and recovery units of the Emergencies Ministry;

Management for establishing and maintaining of constant preparedness of all technical system for control of civil defence and systems for information of the population about dangers, occurring due to military operations or aftermath of these operations, as well as control for establishing of these systems;

Control for establishing of local systems for information in the areas with potentially hazardous facilities;

Methodical management for establishing and provision of preparedness of personnel and equipment of civil defence in the regions of the Russian Federation, municipal units and organizations, as well as supervision in this field;

Organizational and methodical management for accumulation, storage and use of material and technical, food, medical and other resources for the tasks of the civil defence;

Methodical management for establishment and maintaining of preparedness of shelters and other facilities of civil defence, organization of radiation, chemical, medical and biological protection of the population, as well as supervision in this field;

Management of the Single State Disaster Management System;

Prevention and mitigation of emergency situations on potentially hazardous underwater objects in internal water bodies and territorial seas of the Russian Federation;

Preparation of official letters about examination of declaration of industrial safety of hazardous manufacturing facilities within the competence of the Ministry;

Organization of training of specialists of mobilization agencies;

Measures aimed to prevent, detect and suppress terrorist activities within the competence of the Ministry;

Organization of training of officials of the federal executive authorities and regional executive authorities of the Russian Federations in the field of civil defence, protection of the population against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies, as well as mobilization preparedness;

Registry of potentially hazardous underwater objects in internal water bodies and territorial seas of the Russian Federation (except for submerged crossings of pipeline transport);

Methodical management of federal executive authorities and regional executive authorities of the Russian Federation for determination of grouping, deployment and equipping of personnel of functional and territorial branches of the Single State Disaster Management System;

Methodical management for establishing, storage, use and supplying of material resources purposed for mitigation of natural disasters and man-caused emergencies (reserves of material resources of the federal executive authorities, reserves of material resources of the regional executive authorities, local and object reserves of material resources);

Methodical management of joint activities of the federal executive authorities, regional executive authorities of the Russian Federation, local governing bodies and organizations concerning the rehabilitation of the population and territories exposed to the radiation due to radioactive emergencies, as well as control for the activities in this field;

Accumulation and processing of the information in the field of civil defence, protection of the population and territories against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Establishing and preservation of the insurance fund documentation about the high-risk facilities and life-support facilities;

Funding of jurisdictional managers and receivers of funds of the federal budget;

Establishing, reorganizations and disestablishment of territorial bodies, paramilitary rescue units, units of the federal firefighting service, fire, fire and rescue, search and rescue and rescue and recovery units, paramilitary mine rescue units, educational, scientific, medical institutions and organizations, State Small Vessel Inspectorate units maintained by the funding from the federal budget, staffing by the personnel, tariffing of their approved staffs and staff lists, as well as material, technical, financial and other types of supply;

Development of the state armament program and propositions on forming of the state armament order by the nomenclature of armaments and general-duty military vehicles of the Emergencies Ministry, as well as firefighting equipment;

Functions as a state customer of the armament order, except the functions carried out by the Federal Agency for Supply of Armaments, Military and Special Vehicles and Material Resources concerning the ordering, signing, paying, controlling and registering of the state contracts of the armaments, military and special vehicles and material resources nomenclature, except special vehicles and material resources which are approved by the Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters;

Purchasing of goods, services in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and other regulatory acts about contract system in the field of purchasing of goods, services for meeting of state and municipal needs;

Determination of need and registry of certified rescue and recovery service, rescue and recovery, fire and rescue and fire units of the federal executive authorities, the All-Russian and interregional non-governmental associations that are engaged into rescue and recovery operations and firefighting and which work on the most part of the Russian Federations, as well as world-class rescuers;

Methodical management concerning the establishment, reorganizations, disestablishment of fire guard units funded from the regional budget of the regions of the Russian Federation;

Development and control for introduction of federal target programs in the field of civil defence, protection of the population against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies, mitigation of radiation caused disasters;

Fulfillment of functions of the state customer of the federal target programs concerning the matters of the civil defence, protection of the population and territories against emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies;

Coordination of efforts on standardization and provision traceability in the certain activities, as well as in the order determined by the Government of the Russian Federations, the federal state meteorological supervision concerning the bodies and organizations in the system of the Emergencies Ministry;

Certifying of activities for which the Emergencies Ministry is responsibly in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federations;

International cooperation in the field of civil defence, prevention and mitigation of emergency situations, provision of fire protection and safety of people on water bodies, mitigation of radiation caused disasters and carrying out of special underwater operations, humanitarian demining, as well as participation in the international humanitarian projects, programs and operations;

Repairs and use of main funds of the Emergencies Ministry;

Fulfillment of functions of the state customer of construction and other objects that possess necessary means and competences for signing of state contracts: contract construction and design and exploration works, concerning the construction and repair of productive and nonproductive facilities, designed for meeting of needs of lower organizations and funded at expense of the federal budget and extra budgetary sources; maintenance of the investment process; commissioning of these objects into use;

Compex of preventive, medical, sanatorium-resort, recreational and rehabilitation events dedicated to health protection of servicemen of paramilitary rescue units, employees of the federal firefighting service and rescuers, as well as categories of citizens that are included to these categories;

Keeping of the state secret and ordering information within the competence of the Ministry, as well as activities dedicated to the development of the special communications;

Editorial and publishing activity in the fields, for which the Emergencies Ministry is responsible;

Management of activities of the paramilitary mine rescue units;

Activities aimed at provision of aid to the foreign countries and mitigation of emergency situations;

Registry of housing facilities of the Emergencies Ministry;

Registry of the paramilitary mine rescue units, employees of the federal firefighting service, rescuers of the search and recovery services and the search and recovery units and federal civil servants that are recognized as needed in the accommodation;

Coordination of efforts aimed to establishing, development and organization of use of the 112 emergency phone number, carried out by the federal executive authorities and regional executive authorities of the Russian Federation and local governing bodies;

Maintaining preparedness of search and recovery services, search and recovery units of the Emergencies Ministry and the paramilitary rescue units;

Control for fulfillment of all requirements by the owners of the facility, concerning the liability insurance for harm due to emergency on hazardous organizations within the competence of the Ministry;

Coordination and control of activities aimed at prevention and mitigation of emergency situations caused spills of oil and petroleum products on the continental shelf, internal seas, territorial seas and adjacent territories of the Russian Federation within the competence of the Ministry.