Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations EMERCOM

http://www.mchs.gov.ru/ministry/ (Russian)


Main tasks of the Ministry

1) formulation and implementation of State policy in the field of civil protection, protection of the population and territories from emergencies, fire safety and the safety of people on the water bodies within the competence of the Ministry;
2) the preparation and approval in the prescribed manner of draft normative legal acts in the field of civil protection, protection of the population and territories from emergencies, fire safety and security people on water objects;
3) management in the field of civil protection, protection of the population and territories from emergencies, fire safety, safety on water objects, as well as the management of the federal bodies of executive power in the unified State system of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations;
4) implementation of the regulatory framework with a view to preventing, predicting and mitigating the effects of emergencies and fires, as well as the implementation of special, licensing, supervisory and monitoring functions on issues within the competence of the Ministry;
5) operate on the Organization and conduct of civil defence emergency response in emergency situations, the protection of the population and territories from emergencies and fires, human security at water objects, as well as measures for emergency humanitarian response, including outside the Russian Federation.

Mandate, objectives and functions

http://www.mchs.gov.ru/upload/iblock/a3c/a3ccc376c8a2f3df58c746fb3feb3ffc.doc 
Mandate, objectives and functions

http://www.mchs.gov.ru/upload/iblock/7db/7db6c95820fd9962835eb5bcac0138cd.pdf


Agencies and organizations (selected)

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Search-and-rescue service of EMERCOM of Russia
http://www.mchs.gov.ru/powers/?SECTION_ID=273  (Russian)

Search-and-rescue formation Ministry (federal budget)
The search and rescue service (SAR) of the EMERCOM of Russia today is composed of 7 regional search-and-rescue teams (RIPA), 28 branches (11 search and rescue on the water bodies), Baikal PSYOPS, FGU "Centrospas" (Tuapse Branch), «Gosakvaspas» (branches in Gelendzhik and Baltiysk, Arkhangelsk). 
Number of search-and-rescue units of the EMERCOM is 4151, 1821-certified lifeguards (55% of the staffing level of PSF).

General provisions
Search-and-rescue service of Emercom agency subordinate to the Ministry of the Russian Federation for civil defence, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters (Emercom) and is intended for conducting search-and-rescue operations in emergency situations of natural and technogenic character.

The PSS consists of government services, search-and-rescue squads (PRS) and units. The service, which is composed of regional urban search and rescue squad (RIPA) is the base for the region, its dislocation.

The CAP is guided by the laws and normative legal acts of the Russian Federation constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the regulations of the Ministry, the regional centres for civil defence, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters, emergency situations (DC ST es) and the Charter Cap.

ASAT runs its day-to-day operations under the direct supervision of the EC on EMERGENCY SITUATIONS, as well as in cooperation with the permanent bodies of the administration under the executive bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government, specially authorized to address challenges in the field of protection of the population and territories, and is a member of the functional subsystem of the unified State system of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations (IDEAS).

The MSS is a legal entity, has a bank account in banks, independent balance, a seal with its name and can conduct transactions permitted by law and consistent with the objectives of Cap. 
The main objectives of the UNION are:
• maintenance management ogranov in constant readiness and capabilities of search and rescue units to the task; 
monitor the readiness of objects and territories in their works on liquidation of emergencies; 
Organization and conducting search-and-rescue operations in emergency situations of natural and man-caused haraktrera.

In order to solve the tasks entrusted to the formation of the SAR search and rescue emergency measures of Russia: 
-provide the necessary material and technical base; 
razrabyvaût-operational documents on organization and carrying out of rescue works poskovo in accordance with the intended use; 
-provide training, retraining, improvement of professional skill of staff search-and-rescue units of the CAP Ministry; 
-prepare a rescue and search-and-rescue formation for certification to conduct rescue operations; 
-carry out rehabilitation activities, social and legal protection of search-and-rescue units of the CAP Ministry workers and members of their families; 
-Exchange experience with others, including international spatel′nymi services and groups; 
-participate in elaboration of executive authorities of the constituent entities of the RUSSIAN oganami plans for prevention and elimination of emergency situations; 
-participate in the preparation of public rescue emergency rescue units (lifeguards editorialists); 
-participate in the preparation of the population to act in emergency situations. 
For a complete list of the tasks and functions assigned to the specific search-and-rescue units is determined by the regional centres, the Office of civil defense and EMERGENCY SITUATIONS, in agreement with EMERCOM of Russia, in accordance with their powers and enshrined in the charters of the (s) specified.

Search-and-rescue service of EMERCOM of Russia
http://www.mchs.gov.ru/upload/iblock/d88/d88de95a3f151bcd9c95f60086cd908d.doc 

Search-and-rescue service of EMERCOM of Russia
http://www.mchs.gov.ru/upload/iblock/218/2183a67928805cbcb64cfdfaa917445a.pdf

Statistics 

Incidents on water 
Statistics on the implementation of State control (supervision)
Statistical information about the placement of orders for State needs
Emergencies
Fires

News

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