MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
October 4 marks the 89th anniversary of the formation of the Civil Defense of the Russian Federation. This is the most important mechanism for the implementation of all the main tasks assigned to the state in the field of ensuring the safety of human life.
Command and control bodies and civil defense forces liquidate the consequences of large-scale emergencies almost every day.
Units of radiation, chemical and biological protection are actively involved in measures to prevent new coronavirus infection, decontaminate social facilities and crowded places. Currently, more than 7 thousand medical and over 8 thousand educational institutions, almost 50 thousand objects of transport infrastructure and 390 thousand units of transport have been disinfected.
Since the beginning of the year, pyrotechnic units have discovered, neutralized and destroyed over 30 thousand explosive objects. The territory of 110 hectares in the Republic of Crimea, Tver and Kaliningrad regions and in the city of Moscow has been cleared.
In addition, the civil defense forces carry out humanitarian operations abroad. Since last year, they have provided assistance to the residents of Nagorno-Karabakh who have suffered as a result of the military conflict. More than 1.5 thousand tons of humanitarian cargo were delivered. Humanitarian demining was carried out in settlements, more than 760 hectares were examined and over twenty thousand explosive objects were neutralized. The population of Nagorno-Karabakh was provided with medical and psychological assistance.
Civil defense is constantly being improved in order to respond as quickly as possible to emerging risks and threats. New measures to protect the population are constantly being developed and implemented.
In December last year, at all levels – facilities, municipal, regional and federal, the development of plans for civil defense and protection of the population was completed. The plan for civil defense and protection of the population of the Russian Federation was approved by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation. The plans took into account all possible risks of military conflicts and emergencies. The forces and means of civil defense have been distributed over the possible areas of mission performance.
For the first time in the modern history of civil defense, in May of this year, the Government of the Russian Federation approved the Plan of evacuation measures of the Russian Federation. This is a document that combines all aspects of an organizational nature, transport, technical, material and financial support for the evacuation of people, material and cultural values from areas of possible dangers.
From October 1 to November 1, the Civil Defense Month is held, within the framework of which classes, open lessons on the basics of life safety, exhibitions, seminars, open days, commemorative and solemn events are organized. There will also be an All-Russian training on civil defense and a conference on improving civil defense.
People can find out the necessary information about the methods of protection, places of shelter from dangers, the procedure for evacuation at the place of work. The unemployed population – in training and consulting centers for civil defense at the place of residence.
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