MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On October 6, the Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Viktor Yatsutsenko launched the all-Russian civil defense staff training.
“During today’s training session, we purposefully modeled the most difficult situation that can arise in the subjects, both in large-scale emergencies and in military conflicts. Therefore, we expect from the heads of civil defense at all levels a correct assessment of the situation, well-grounded conclusions and elaborated decisions on the protection of the population and territories, ”said the Deputy Minister.
Civil defense is a system of measures for the preparation and protection of the population, the protection of material and cultural values on the territory of the Russian Federation from the dangers arising from military conflicts and as a result of these conflicts, as well as in the event of natural and man-made emergencies.
During the training, the readiness of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, economic facilities for the implementation of issues of civil defense, protection of the population, facilities and territories will be checked.
As part of the event, the forces and means of the Russian Emergencies Ministry will operate on high alert. More than 200 thousand people and more than 30 thousand pieces of equipment were involved. This year, the main site for the all-Russian staff training was the oil refinery in Kapotnya.
The training is carried out throughout the country in two stages. Initially, the issues of notification and gathering of the management staff, employees of the bodies in charge of RSChS and Civil Defense, deployment of the management system at all levels are being worked out.
The second part consists of the practical implementation of civil defense alerting activities. Rescue and other urgent work will be carried out in the conditions of large-scale emergencies conditionally arising on the territory of the Russian Federation. Within their framework, specialists will carry out measures to protect the population, material and cultural values from possible dangers, as well as organize the work of the elements of life support for the population in conditions of natural and man-made emergencies.
Control over the implementation of emergency response measures at all levels, as well as collection and exchange of operational information will be carried out by the National Crisis Management Center.
“It is important to identify the existing problematic issues, deficiencies in planning and create a basis for adjusting civil defense plans. The analysis of the training results will allow us to assess the correctness of the chosen steps, ”added V. Yatsutsenko.
Conducting such trainings is a standard world practice in preparing government bodies and the population for actions in various kinds of emergencies.
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