Main tasks of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia

The main tasks of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia are:

1) elaboration and fulfillment of the state policy in the field of civil defence, protection of  the population and territories against emergencies, provision of fire safety and safety of people on water bodies within the competence of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia;

2) organization of preparation and approval of drafts of regulative and legal acts in the field of civil defence protection of  the population and territories against emergencies, provision of fire safety and safety of people on water bodies in accordance with the established order;

3) management of the field of civil defence, protection of  the population and territories against emergencies, provision of fire safety and safety of people on water bodies, as well as management of activity of federal executive authorities within the framework of the Single State Disaster Management System

4) legal regulation in an effort to prevent, forecast and mitigate the consequences of  emergencies and fires, as well as introduction of special, permissive, supervisory and control functions in matters related to the competence of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia;

5) organization of activities and carrying out of efforts in the matters related to the civil defence, emergency response to emergencies, protection of the population and territories against emergency situations and fires, provision of safety of people on water bodies, as well as carrying out of emergency humanitarian response operations, including operations abroad of the Russian Federation.