MES Baku Regional Center holds regional conference

Baku Regional Center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations held a methodical meeting on the theme "Outcomes of 2019 in the area of civil defense, upcoming tasks for 2020" and regional conference on the theme "Joint activity of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, local executive authorities and self-governing bodies in ensuring fire safety" at Yasamal district executive authority on November 5.

The event aimed at analyzing the current state of civil defense in the region, discuss the ways of eliminating the problems and shortcomings, strengthening civil defense, preparing the people for emergency situations, paying more attention to ensuring preparedness of civil defense units, taking prophylactic measures o ensure fire safety ahead of autumn-winter season, raising awareness and mobilizing people for these activities, discussing the existing problems and finding ways to solve them.

The event was attended by the representatives of Yasamal district executive authority, local executive and self-governing bodies, education, healthcare institutions, gas, power and water supply bodies, housing organizations and other relevant facilities, as well as MES Baku Regional Center, State Fire Control Service and State Fire Protection Service.

Making a keynote speech at the conference, the first deputy head of Yasamal district executive authority Elchin Rzayev underlined the importance of the events organized to ensure fire safety, stressed the significance of solving the existing problems.

Speeches were delivered on the themes "The work done in the district to organize civil defense and upcoming tasks in 2019", "The state of warning systems in the district", "The state of engineering safety in the district" and "The state of chemical safety in district", information was given about the state of warning systems, collective protection installations and personal protective means, the existing shortcomings and ways of solving them.

Heads of the Housing Union and other relevant facilities gave information about the work to be done to solve the problems related to civil defense.

Discussions were held on the prophylactic measures on fire safety ahead of autumn-winter season, representatives of the MES State Fire Control Service and Yasamal district State Fire Protection Unit made speeches on the themes "Causes of fires at residential complexes: potential threats and ways of eliminating them" and "Problems emerging in the firefighting process and ways of solving them". The statistics of fire accidents and carbon monoxide cases recorded in Baku in 2018 and nine months of 2019 was compared, information was given about the causes of fire accidents, recommendations were given on the ways of protection from them.

Employees of the district's Power Supply and Sale Department, Central Technical Supply Service of Baku Regional Gas Supply Department, Housing Union, the district's Police Office, Emergency aid station made speeches on the themes "The current state of power supply in the district, problems and ways of solving them", "The current state of gas supply in the district, problems and ways of solving them", "The state of fire safety at the residential buildings", "Organizing public order in case of emergency situations" and "First aid in case of fire".

Videos on fire safety, carbon monoxide and rules of using fire extinguishers were screened, questions answered during the conference.

Deputy chief of the MES Baku Regional Center, Colonel Elnur Gasimov underlined the importance of solving the problems regarding civil defense, spoke about the role of awareness-raising activities in fighting fires and carbon monoxide poisoning, gave recommendations on ensuring fire safety and organizing mutual activity of the appropriate bodies in this sphere.

Appropriate instructions were given to the heads of relevant services and facilities for eliminating the shortcomings regarding civil defense and fire safety. 




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