Baku, Azerbaijan, March 16
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Minister of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan Kamaladdin Heydarov met Sunday with Iranian Deputy Interior Minister and head of Iranian Disaster Management Organization Ismail Najjar, the Iranian Fars news agency reported.
At the meeting Kemaleddin Heydarov said that Azerbaijan is ready to cooperate with Iran in the prevention of emergency situations and elimination of waste.
According to him, the Azerbaijani side is ready to hold joint exercises on rescue operations in the Caspian Sea.
Azerbaijan, Baku, 14 August / Trend /
Humanitarian aid for victims of the devastating earthquake in northwestern Iran, sent by the AR Ministry of Emergency Situations on the order of the President Ilham Aliyev, was transferred to the Iranian Committee of the Red Crescent in Iran Bilasuvar, press-service of Ministry for Emergency Situations told Trend.
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 13 / Trend /
A humanitarian aid convoy of 25 vehicles was sent on Monday by the Azerbaijan's Emergencies ministry to the earthquake-hit region of Iran, the ministry reported.
Humanitarian aid was sent on the instruction of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. The convoy is carrying 3000 blankets, one thousand bedding sets, 460 tents, flour, rice, tea, sugar, oil, pasta, fruit juices, water and other necessary food items.
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 10 / Trend M. Aliyev /
Azerbaijan has delivered the second batch with humanitarian aid to Russian flood-affected Krasnodar region.
A humanitarian batch of 22 trucks of the Ministry of Emergency Situations has been delivered to Russia upon Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's decree, commander of civil defense forces, Major-General Ilham Abdullayev told media today.
He said that roughly 20 trucks have drinking water, one car - hygienic packages for children, another one - clothing for women and children.
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 1 / Trend M.Aliyev /
Zagatala, which in early May was hit by a strong earthquake, will have new homes built and delapidated homes restored, Azerbaijani Emergencies Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov told reporters on Friday.
He said houses that cannot be restored will be demolished and rebuilt.
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 21 /Trend K.Zarbaliyeva/
After the earthquakes in the Zagatala area, the State Commission for Emergency Situations conducted a survey of 5074buildings, deputy head of the regional executive body, chairman of the regional commission on emergency Elman Ramazanov said.
Ramazanov noted that during the inspection it was found that 1993 buildings are in an emergency situation and it was decided to rebuild them again.
19 May 2012, 11:34 (GMT+05:00)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 19 /Trend K.Zarbaliyeva/
Two more earthquakes hit Zagatala region of Azerbaijan in the morning on Saturday.
Tremors were registered at 07:01 local time, 14 km from the district center, National Seismological Service told Trend. The second tremor occurred at 08:18 at the same place. There are no victims.
The earthquake hits Zagatala also on Friday. Tremors measuring 6 were registered at 19:45 local time 15 km south of the district center.
16 May 2012, 14:59 (GMT+05:00)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 16 / Trend, I.Isabalayeva /
From May 16, secondary schools and kindergartens are temporarily closed in Zagatala region affected by the earthquake, first deputy chief executive of the region, the Emergency Situations Commission chairman Elman Ramazanov told Trend on Wednesday. Zagatala region is located in the north-west of Azerbaijan in 411 kilometres from Baku.
10 May 2012, 12:59 (GMT+05:00)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 10 / Trend M. Aliyev /
An earthquake took place today severely damaging houses in Zagatala, the Azerbaijani Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov told media today.
"Today's earthquake caused more damage to the houses who had already been hit by previous tremors," the Minister said. He added that the full scale of destruction is still being determined. Heydarov said that about 20 million manat has been allocated to render first aid to people left without a home.
7 May 2012, 19:12 (GMT+05:00)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 7 /Trend K.Zarbaliyeva/ Fifteen people were injured in the result of the earthquake in Zagatala.
Head of the Department of City District Central Hospital clinic Mammadrasul Teyyubov told Trend no one seriously injured in the result of the earthquake. Fifteen people appealed to the hospital after the earthquake. Most of them were injured during the unrest after the earthquake.
Head of the department said the first medical aid was given to the injured.
Activity has been observed in landslide areas in the Ismayilli region, Ismayilli Executive Power head Rafael Ahmadov told Trend today.
He said there is danger of landslides in the village Ikindzhi Eniyol and some other villages.
Activity is observed in landslide areas Diyally, Guyum, Tirdzhan, Lahych, Khankendi, Sulut, Gushendzha, Khanagah, Eniyol, Ikindzhi Eniyol, Garagaya, Vasha, Bizlan, Mudrise, Dvoran.
There is a dangerous situation in ten houses of the village Eniyol.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Executive Order allocating additional AZN50 million to tackle the consequences of a natural disaster caused by the flooding of Kura and Araz rivers in 2010.
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 10 / Trend I. Isabalayeva /
A landslide area map is being created in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences Vice President Akif Alizade told media today.
He said there are many areas in the country prone to landslides, including the Baku-Absheron zone, Mingachevir, Lankaran-Talish zone and the Greater Caucasus zone.
The Azerbaijani government has today made a decision to provide Pakistan with humanitarian assistance worth $2 million. Pakistan's southern part was damaged as a result of flooding and monsoon rains, the Foreign Ministry said.
Lenta.ru reported that more than 5 million inhabitants left without houses, hundreds of people died as a result of flooding in southern Pakistan.
Azerbaijan, Baku, 24 Oct. / Trend M.Aliyev/
In accordance with the instructions of President of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan's Ministry of Emergency Situations aircraft grade IL-76 took off on Sunday in the Turkish city of Van at 22:45 Baku time to help eliminate the consequences of the devastating earthquake.
There were sent 145 Azerbaijani rescuers, equipment, specially trained dogs and the necessary equipment to Turkey, the press service of Azerbaijan's Ministry of Emergency Situations told Trend.
[12.08.2011 01:39] Azerbaijan, Baku, August 11/ Trend, S.Agayeva /
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations, Agshin Mehdiyev and Executive Coordinator of the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) Office, Bisrat Aklilu, acting on behalf of the Azerbaijani Government and the UN Development Programme respectively, on Thursday signed in the UN Headquarters in New York the Standard Administrative Arrangement (SAA) for Common Humanitarian Fund for Somalia (CHF-Somalia).
Azerbaijan , Baku, July 17 /Trend D.Khatinoglu/
The flood in Iran’s "West Azerbaijan" province left three deaths, while Iran’s Relief & Rescue Organization noted damages of flood in Maku, Chaldoran, Paldasht Saturday night, Mehr News Agency reported quoting Head of Relief & Rescue Organization Mahmoud Mozaffar as saying.
"Last night huge flood hit 50 villages in Maku, Chaldoran,shout and Paldasht in West Azerbaijan province," he said.
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 7 / Trend, K.Zarbaliyeva /
About 2,156,716 square meters of Azerbaijani territory was cleared from mines and unexploded ammunition last month, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told Trend.
As a result of operations about 4,792 unexploded ammunition and one antitank mine and one anti-personal mine were found and neutralized.
About 480 experts participated and 120 assistants, as well as the six mechanical demining machines and 32 mine-detection dogs participated in the operations.
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 2 / Trend T. Hajiyev /
The Azerbaijani mine clearing agency will clear the Georgian territories of mines.
The Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) has won a tender organized by NATO's Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA) within a project implemented by NATO in Georgia in the sphere of unexploded ammunition, the Foreign Ministry said.
According to the Azerbaijani NATO representation, many foreign companies struggled to win the tender.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today attended a ceremony to inaugurate a complex of houses for IDPs in Yevlakh, AzerTAj state news agency reported.
Accompanied by first lady Mehriban Aliyeva, the Head of State toured the complex.
Deputy prime minister, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs, Ali Hasanov, told the President 10 five-storied buildings have a total of 612 apartments.
The complex has its own 50-seat kindergarten and schools with the total capacity of 440 students.
The President and his spouse had a tea party in the apartment of Gazanfar …