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Information of MES’s Press-service

Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan continues to fulfill its responsibilities, including the protection of the population and territories from natural and man-made emergency situations.

Thus, over the past day, according to the calls received by the “112” hotline of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, rescue operations were carried out by the relevant agencies of the Ministry on 98 fire accidents and 7 cases of helplessness. As the result of the taken quick and urgent measures the fires were extinguished operatively and people's lives were saved.

In total, over the past day, 8 people, as well as 1 person who was in danger of drowning while swimming in the sea were rescued by MES forces. Also, the body of 1 person who drowned in the sea in an uncontrolled area in Fatmayi village of Absheron district was removed from the water and handed over to the relevant authorities.

Besides, the diving-and-search group was involved in the search for 1 person who is believed to have drowned in an uncontrolled area in the sea in Kurdakhani settlement, Sabunchu district.

 

Course held on the theme "Legal bases of participation in international humanitarian operations and ethical norms"

With the view of preparing the International Search-and-rescue Unit of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan to pass the classification of the International Search-and-Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, another course was held in......

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MES State Service for Control over Small-Sized Vessels and Water Rescue announces competition for the position of sailor-rescuer

State Service for Control over Small-Sized Vessels and Water Rescue of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan announces a competition for the position of sailor-rescuer on a contractual basis regarding the beach season. ...

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Information of MES’s Press-service (video)

Ministry of Emergency Situations has operated in an enhanced mode with the view of ensuring the safety of citizens' lives and activities, quickly responding to emergencies that may occur at life support and other important facilities and organizing urgent elimination of their possible consequences related to......

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