Agency for Support and Coordination of Russian Participation in International Humanitarian Operations (EMERCOM)

Specialist from the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan during the

Kazakhstan and Russia working on joint system for space monitoring and disaster forecasting

An group of experts from the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan are meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan, to agree on the creation of joint system for space monitoring and disaster...
Russian Ministry started recovery in flood-hit areas in Siberia

Siberia: Recovery of flood-hit areas has begun

After four days of extreme rainfall in southern Siberia, the state of Emergency has been declared on May 30th in the mountainous Republic of Altai, immediately followed by a large scale recovery...
international charter activated due to floods in Serbia

Serbia: International Charter activated due to flood events

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 May due to the ongoing flood events in Serbia. The activation was requested by the Russian Space Agency ROSCOSMOS and by our...

The Russian Agency for Support and Coordination of Russian Participation in International Humanitarian Operations (EMERCOM) became a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office on 19 June 2013 signing the agreement on the sidelines of the 56th session of COPUOS.

EMERCOM is the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters established on 27 December 1990. Its main tasks include working-out and implementation of the state policy in the field of civil defence, protection of population and territories against emergencies, providing fire safety and also people safety on water bodies within the competence of Emergency Control Ministry of Russia.

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