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History

On the 10 April 2001 according to the Decision of the Council of Ministries N 495 the State System of Prevention and Elimination of Emergency Situations was founded.

This decision was taken to team up all governing bodies, organisations, local authorities, private and public sector for providing consistent approach of prevention and elimination of any emergence situations, efficient protection of people, territories, national heritage against risks and threats.

Structure

Budget

Budget is a flexible and updated each year but cover all necessary activities.

Mandate

The protection of people and territories against natural and man-made emergency situations.

Activities

Main tasks:

  • development and implementation of legal and economic norms for the protection of population and territories from emergency situations;

  • realization of targeted and scientifically- technical programmes, aimed at the prevention of emergency situations and  elevation of stability of operation of  organizations and social facilities in emergency situations

  • ensuring of preparedness for actions of management bodies, forces and funds which are assigned and allocated to the prevention and elimination of emergency situations;

  • creation of republican, sectoral, territorial, local and site-level reserves of material recourses for elimination of emergency situations

  • collection, processing, exchange and delivery of information in the field of protection of population and territories from emergency situations;

  • prepare the population to act in emergency situations;

  • prediction and assessment of the social-economic consequences of disasters;

  • implementation of the state examination, supervision and control in the field of protection of population and territories from emergency situations;

  • elimination of emergency situations;

  • implementation of measures for the social protection of the population affected by emergencies, carrying out humanitarian activities;

  • realization  of the rights and obligations of the population in the area of protection from emergency situations, as well as those who are directly involved in the elimination of such situations;

  • international cooperation in the field of protection of population and territories from emergency situations;

  • planning and realization of the complex of measures for protection of population and territories from emergency situations;

  • organization and realization of measures of preparation for carrying out activities of civil defense;

  • operational delivery to state bodies, other organizations and the population of warning signals and information about arising emergency situations,  procedures and rules of conduct in such situation;

  • monitoring and prediction of emergency situations.

 

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Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus