European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement

   NETWORK OF SPECIALISED EURO-MEDITERRANEAN CENTRES

Updated : March 2011

Baku office of the European Centre on Training and Information of Local and Regional Authorities and Population in the Field of Natural and Technological Disasters
European Training-Information Centre - ECMHT

Address: AZ - 1073, Azerbaijan, Baku, A. Soultnova str.-5

Tel.: 994 12 4 31 49 55

Fax: 994 12 4 31 49 55

E-mail: hocaqov@yahoo.com

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Creation

November 1995

STRUCTURE

Council of administrative - scientific advice (Composition : local scientists and specialists - 7 persons, on mutual collaboration and consulting - 4 persons: the directors of Centres of Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia and Bulgaria).

Director of centre: Prof. H. Ojagov

Permanent staff of the Center: 3 persons

OBJECTIVES 

Spreading in the country the international experience in the fields of population notification in cases of major hazards, protection organization and elimination of consequences.

 

MAIN ACTIVITIES

Importance and real possible ways of preparation of masters’ degree in the republic – high skilled national cadres for risk management at university level.
Together with the Education Ministry of Azerbaijan Republic and Azerbaijan State Construction University

 

General program maintenance of the forecast of impact to the health of harmful substances (hazards materials) released to the atmosphere as a result of industrial accidents. Together with the Center in Kiyev – TESEK
 
Theuse of “SESAM” program (France experience) in Azerbaijan schools

Scientific-practical conference 2007 : “The principles of organization of risk culture training in secondary schools within the framework of education reforms being conducted in Azerbaijan Republic” Together with Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic.

Scientific-practical conference 2009 : “Rules on organization of civil defense and struggle against emergency situations in private ownership conditions, in the rural areas and duties of entrepreneurs, municipalities, local executive authorities” The Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan Republic and Assosiation of Municipalities of Azerbaijan Republic

Publications

- 1996 : “The role of local and regional authorities in information and preparation of the population for extreme situations” Materials of the International seminar. 1000 copies

- 2000 : “Estimation of danger in urban areas, subjected to chemical pollution” (both in English and Azerbaijani languages.) 300 copies

- 2001 : “Classification of natural disasters” .300 copies

- 2001 : “Organization of activity on risk management in the educational institutions” (translation of “SESAM” program to azerbaijan language)100 copies
- 2002 : The program for pre-school education: “Bases of the safety for pre-school adults” 700 copies
- 2004 : “The psychological factors in risk management (human factor)” .300 copies
- 2009 : “Disaster medicine during emergency situations and organization of psychological assistance for population” 300 copies (both in English and Azerbaijani languages.)
- 2009 : Training film according to prepared scenario about “Classification of the natural disaster happened in the area of the Azerbaijan Republic last years”

conferences

- International conference 1996 : “The role of local and regional authorities in information and preparation of the population for extreme situations”. Together with Sumgait City Community Authority and «Azerkimya» State Company. With participation of the representatives of France, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgian Centres
- Seminar -- consultation 1999 : “Situation of the training of the general education schools and perfection ways of it in according with the “FORM -OSE” program” Together with Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic
- Round table 1999 : “Opportunities of the preparing of teacher cadres on the protection knowledge of the training for the general education schools” Together with Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic

- International conference 2000 “Estimation of risk of chemical pollution in urban areas” Together with Sumgait City Community Authority and «Azerkimya» State Company. With participation of the representatives of France, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgian Centres

- Scientific-practical conference 2000 : “Methodology of estimation and management of risk” Together with «FOVGAL» Assosiation
- Scientific-practical conference 2001 : “Estimation of the effect, made by industrial and common wastes on the pollution of Sumgait city’s water section of Caspian Sea” Together with Sumgait City Community Authority and "Azerkimya" State Company

- Scientific-practical conference 2002 : “Marking on maps of zones subjected to landslides in the republic, estimation of their occurring and possible danger”
- Colloquium 2002 : “Possibilities of setting up the national monitoring system on technological disasters occurring in the republic” Together with «FOVGAL» Assosiation
- Round table 2003 : “Organization of defense system control over under-ground water resources and supply of fresh water to the population“ Together with Scientific Research Institute of Water Problems of Republic
- Colloquium 2003 : “Estimation of seismic risk in large industrial cities of Azerbaijan Republic” within “STRIM” program Together with Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency and Centre of Seismic Service
- Symposium 2004 : “Importance and real possible ways of preparation of masters’ degree in the republic – high skilled national cadres for risk management at university level” Together with Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic and the chair of “Life activity security of University of Architecture and Construction
- Round table two-year project 2004-2005 : “The health and environmental effects of dangerous wastes as a result of industrial accidents and preventive measures taken against their occurrence” Together with «FOVGAL» Assosiation
- International seminar 2006 : “Use of water reserves and integrational management during the processes of globalization” Together with Scientific Research Institute of Water Problems of Republic
- Scientific-practical conference 2007 : “Role of municipalities, local and regional bodies in the information and preparation of the population for emergency situations”Together with «FOVGAL» Assosiation
- International conference 2008 : “Application of standardized technologies against natural disasters in local and regional planning” Together with «FOVGAL» Assosiation
- Round table 2009 : “Disaster medicine during emergency situations and organization of psychological assistance for population” Together with Azerbaijan State Medical University
- Scientific-practical conference 2010 : “Scientific and practical principles(rules) of the preparation of taught program and materials on the safety of life activity for general education schools” University of Architecture and Construction and Together with «FOVGAL» Assosiation
- Scientific-practical conference 2010 : “Maintenance of endurance and safety of schools, hospitals and other child educational institutions in emergency cases” Together with University of Architecture and Construction

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