THE EVENT DEDICATED TO THE WORLD CIVIL DEFENCE DAY WAS HELD IN IGG
February 28, 2020
An event dedicated to March 1, World Civil Defence Day, was held in the Institute of Geology and Geophysics. IGG Deputy Director for General Affairs Samir Mammadov opened the event. S. Mammadov spoke about the history of the creation of World Civil Defence Day. He noted that World Civil Defence Day which was created by decision of the International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) General Assembly in 1972 is celebrated every year on 1 of March. Since 1995, every year World Civil Defence Day has been dedicated to a subject. In 2020 there is a “Civil Defence and a first aider in every home".
Then the chief of the IGG Civil Defence Headquarters, Oktay Farzaliyev, noted the necessity of safety culture development, the public eye involvement to the emergency problems, the necessity of self-government and the mutual assistance during emergency.
O. Farzaliyev reported about the actions of the command staff during the emergency, conducted awareness-raising work among the heads of the departments. O. Farzaliyev noted that protection of the civil population is the main task of civil defence. Video materials related to this subject were also demonstrated. The knowledge of safety was checked; the conduct rules of the emergency were explained.
At the end of the event, the video on civil defence was shown.
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