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Today, a solemn event dedicated to the anniversary date took place in Kemerovo.

The history of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for the Kemerovo region – Kuzbass is connected with the history of the development of civil defense. The history of the Main Directorate dates back to January 17, 1957, when the headquarters of the local air defense of the city of Kemerovo was transformed into the headquarters of the MPVO of the Kemerovo region. A nationwide civil defense system was formed, its tasks changed with the passage of time, and on December 27, 1990, the Russian Rescuers Corps was created, subsequent transformations of the corps led to the creation of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Soon the headquarters of the Kemerovo Region Civil Defense was reorganized into the Main Directorate for Civil Defense and Emergency Situations of the Kemerovo Region.

“I congratulate you on the 65th anniversary of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for the Kemerovo Region – Kuzbass. Today, the safety of Kuzbass residents is provided by more than 7,000 specialists from the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Over the years of the formation of the Main Directorate of Rescuers, more than a dozen different major emergencies have been eliminated, both on the territory of our region and beyond. In 2021 alone, more than 600 people were rescued,” said Aleksey Shulgin, Head of the Main Directorate for the Kemerovo Region – Kuzbass.

During the solemn event, the most distinguished employees were awarded departmental awards. Among the awarded employees were employees of the Federal Fire Service, inspectors of the State Inspectorate for Small Vessels, and supervisory activities specialists. Also today, the winners and prize-winners of the children’s drawing competition dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the Main Directorate were awarded. More than 40 works were submitted for the competition. Their authors are the children of state civil servants, military personnel, employees of the federal fire service and employees of the Main Directorate.

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