July 7 to 9, a staff training took place on “Organization of public awareness and crisis communication during the disasters (strong earthquakes)”.
The training was organized by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations (MTAES) and US Embassy’s Office of Defense Cooperation.
The main purpose of the training was “organize” a strong earthquake and ensure the participation of all during the strong earthquake in the works of “United Interagency Information Center (UIIC),” and give accurate and correct information to the public.
The training was conducted according to the premeditated plan, in which there was a strong earthquake in one of the regions of Armenia (10-11 point), there are dead and injured people. As a result of the earthquake, as secondary results were included nuclear power plant failure and the disruption of reservoirs dam in one of the regions of Armenia.
In response to the plan of the situation, subsequently the president and prime minister made talks, invited the press conferences with the state administration bodies (ministries, departments, administrations), private companies (gas, water, electricity, communications, nuclear power) and representatives of international organizations.
Training was attended by almost all ministries, departments and regional administrations, as well as a variety of media, private sector and international organizations.
About the training see the following link: