19:30, February 12, 2020

The Ministry of Emergencies of Russia held a training session with the heads of territorial bodies of the Department

The training camp was been held at the Institute for Civil Defence and Emergencies(GOCHS), the final meeting of the Board of the EMERCOM of Russia. The event was attended by the leadership of the Emergency Department, heads of the EMERCOM Main Offices of the Ministry of Emergencies from all the regions of the Russian Federation, heads of institutions of the EMERCOM system.

During the meeting, the results of work on the implementation of the decisions of the Ministry's boards aimed at improving the system of forecasting, prevention and response to emergencies, and providing assistance to people in difficult conditions were discussed.

Special attention was paid to the issues of supervision. By the end of 2019, the number of detected violations of legislation in the field of fire safety increased by 24% compared to the same period last year. In 2019, more than 193 thousand cases of administrative violations were initiated on the facts of committing violations in the field of fire safety (in 2018 – more than 174 thousand). More than 62 thousand administrative penalties in the form of a fine were imposed by state fire supervision inspectors.

In addition, in order to improve the efficiency of the use of budget funds allocated from the Reserve Fund of the Government of the Russian Federation for emergency response, in 2019, the Department is entrusted with the powers of the chief administrator, as well as the function of monitoring their intended and effective use.

In 2020, the EMERCOM of Russia will continue to take measures to improve the effectiveness of Supervisory measures, improve the structure of management bodies and forces of the EMERCOM of Russia in solving problems in the field of civil defence, protection of the population and territories from emergency situations, ensure the safety of people on water bodies, introduce scientific and technical developments in the activities of fire and rescue units, use of aviation rescue and information technologies, and attract an airmobile group of the Emergency Department in responding to large-scale emergencies.

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