Taking into consideration upcoming high thermal background and fire hazardous situation in the republic, on July 17, 2017 RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan signed an order instructing the Directors of Non-Governmental, Commercial Organizations executing preservation and management of specially protected areas of nature to define twenty-four-hour duties in SPAs with the purpose of preventing fire breaks.
It was assigned to put forward emergency preparedness toolkit for primary situation, thus immediately briefing the Minister and relevant state bodies about the cases of fires detected during round-the-clock duties.
Meanwhile, the RA Ministry of Nature Protection called for the population to be caring, stay away from lighting a fire in forest areas and grasslands, including accomplish stubble burning of grass shrubs in wheat fields.
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).