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On January 17, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation hosted an online round table “Positive children’s content: implementation of preventive projects in the field of child safety”.

The event was attended by members of the Commission of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation for the development of the information community, the media and mass communications, the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture, the leadership and representatives of federal executive authorities, public organizations, children’s centers for psychological assistance and others.

During the meeting, it was noted that the number of Internet users is increasing every year, most of which are teenagers and children. Therefore, work on the prevention of safe behavior of children is especially important through the most popular playgrounds among young people.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia shared its experience in information work in the prevention of child safety, using all available distribution channels. The basic channel is the Internet, which is in demand among children and youth. Bloggers are the opinion leaders among a significant part of today’s youth.

Thus, it was noted that in 2021 an updated version of the Spas-extreme children’s safety Internet portal was released. The portal contains materials adapted for children’s perception and memos with rules of conduct to prevent dangerous situations and when they occur.

In addition, the EMERCOM of Russia produces its own multimedia products aimed at a children’s audience for subsequent posting on the Internet. 54 videos were produced explaining the need to comply with the rules of safe behavior in everyday situations, more than 30 infographics were developed and posted. The launched video program “Ministry of Emergency Situations VLOG”, including thematic releases on children’s safety, immediately gained popularity among children and young people. Based on the results of the blog tours, more than 400 materials have been published on the pages of bloggers. The total audience coverage of the attracted bloggers amounted to more than 6 million subscribers.

The EMERCOM of Russia also pays attention to explaining the rules of child safety to the older generation, including parents and teachers, using such information dissemination channels as the official website of the EMERCOM of Russia, the media, means of displaying information on public transport and in crowded places.

The media also broadcast videos of social advertising produced by the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Video clips on child safety topics are broadcast on media screens in Moscow Metro carriages, at the terminal complexes of the all-Russian integrated information and warning system in crowded places.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia pays great attention to the prevention of death and injury of children in case of emergencies, fires and accidents, because caring for the younger generation is caring for the future of the country.

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