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Search - Rescue staff report

Search-and-rescue operations are continuing in the sectors defined by the headquarter staff compiled of leading experts of Emergency Situations and Defense Ministries, State Border Service, State Maritime Administration, SOCAR and the Azerbaijan State Caspian Sea Shipping Company according to the plan approved after the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 16 December 2016 "On Some measures in connection with the accident occurred in "The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic" “Azneft" Production Unit Oil Collection Station. The Staff was established at the Vessel Traffic Management National Center for State Maritime Administration.

Meteorological conditions every day is analyzed by experts as it has been done on the first day of the accident. Currently, wind direction, surface and underwater obstacles at the bottom of the water, small islands are causing difficulties in the search operation, therefore  underwater and above-water search – were decided to get strengthened. The manpower deployed at the site, ships and other vessels, helicopters, divers and other remote areas of the coastal search - carrying out rescue operations without interruption.

The Day of Youth was celebrated in the Ministry of Emergency Situations

Deputies of the minister of emergency situations medical service lieutenant-general Faig Tagi-zade and lieutenant-general Etibar Mirzayev, deputy chairman of the Azerbaijan Trade Unions Confederation Javanshir Alkhasov, chairman of the Trade Union of the Workers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Mehman Ismayilov participated in the event. ...

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Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov inspected landslide on the Bayil slope

On January 26th, minister of emergency situations Kamaladdin Heydarov inspected the landslide territory on the Bayil slope, nearby Baku Television Tower. Minister surveyed landslide affected territory and gave instructions to the heads of the according bodies of the ministry to take necessary measures operatively.  ...

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Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov met citizens in Tartar city

On January 25th, 2017, in Tartar city, minister of emergency situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan Kamaladdin Heydarov met residents of Agdam, Barda and Tartar districts, as well as IDP’s temporarily accommodated there. ...

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