MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On July 28, under the chairmanship of the Deputy Minister of Emergencies of Russia Viktor Nichiporchuk, a regular meeting of the working group of the Government Commission for the Prevention and Elimination of Emergencies and Fire Safety was held.
The heads of the relevant interdepartmental working groups of all constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as leading cellular operators, took part in the discussion of the functioning of the population warning systems.
Within the framework of the meeting, the results of comprehensive checks of the readiness of public warning systems, organized in the regions in the first quarter of this year, were summed up. During the events, the state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local self-government bodies centrally conveyed the signal “ATTENTION TO ALL!” To the population. Electric sirens and loudspeakers were launched, together with telecom operators and broadcasters, the replacement of TV and radio broadcasting with verification information was organized.
Comprehensive inspections of warning systems are carried out in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation twice a year. The next will take place in the fourth quarter of this year, on October 6. Until that time, state authorities and local authorities have been instructed to take comprehensive measures to eliminate the identified deficiencies.
“Maintaining alert systems in readiness is one of the priority tasks of national security,” V. Nichiporchuk noted. – The state of the warning systems in the constituent entities is under the special control of the Plenipotentiary Representatives of the President of the Russian Federation. Failures in emergency notification are unacceptable. “
In addition, within the framework of the working group, a decision was made on a single name for the sender of SMS notifications about forecasted risks – “RSCHS”.
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