Providing humanitarian help is without doubt one of the key areas coated by the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations and Russia will all the time offer the mandatory help to different nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned.
“A very difficult noble task that you are now undertaking is delivering humanitarian aid to the residents of Nagorno-Karabakh. I will add that over the past 30 years, the Ministry of Emergency Situations has carried out more than 500 humanitarian operations abroad. I consider this one of the most important, significant areas of your work,” Putin mentioned in an address on Emergency Rescuer’s Day, marked on December 27.
He added that Russia is happy with its rescuers who will definitely proceed to hold out their duties responsibly,
“The whole world knows that Russia will help, will send its rescuers and specialists to where the situation is especially difficult, will deliver the most essential items – food, medicine, clothing, provide emergency medical and psychological assistance to people in desperate situations. And Russia will do it without any ulterior motives. Not for the sake of any political benefits. This experience, of course, should be used to further improve the entire system of the Ministry of Emergencies,” Putin mentioned.
The Russian President mentioned that rather a lot is already being executed to enhance the emergencies system in Russia, together with in what apprehension technical capabilities, however the system may still advantage from extra enhancements.
“… it is necessary to further build up the capabilities of the unified state system for the prevention and elimination of emergency situations, to fully use the advantages of modern approaches in predicting risks in order to minimize damage from natural disasters, fires, floods, accidents. And most importantly, to save lives, lives and people’s health,” Putin mentioned.