The Civil Defence Section

Although in the modern period the latest achievements and potentials of the scientific and technical progress are widely used to prevent the emergency cases and eliminate their consequences, mankind is still helpless to prevent large-scale disasters.

In the Republic of Azerbaijan the measures of civil defence should cover the entire territory and population of our country which is among the factors considered important. Since, the solution to the civil defence issues is directly related to the guarantee of the security of the people, the protection of their properties as well as material and cultural resources.

The Civil Defence Section was established on 13 April 2008 as agreed with the regional organization of Nasimi district of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

The activities of the Section are organized in accordance with “the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Civil Defence”, Order #193 dated 25 September 1998 of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan and other relevant normative-legal documents.

The Civil Defence Section established at the University always focuses the attention to planning and taking actions in accordance with the requirements of the legislation in civil defence, organization of the civil defence training of the employees (including the students), continuous arrangement of educative measures in civil defence, improvement of the knowledge and skills of the personnel of the civil defence groups, and takes the relevant actions in this field.

Every year following the recommendations of the civil defence troops, civil defence training and practices are provided in accordance with the civil defence action plan of the University. During the training the main target is the improvement of the management ability of the civil defence administrative staff in cases of emergency, and increase of the practical skills of personnel of the civil defence groups.

The documents developed by the Civil Defence Section of the AUL are agreed with the Extraordinary and Civil Defence Office of Nasimi district, and implementation of actions is provided in joint activities.

Also, the foreign cenrtes established at the University regularly hold events inviting civil defence specialists. In 2016 training was held in the American Centre for foreign students with the participation of the specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Civil Defence Section of the University, the students were provided with the explanation of the behavior in cases of emergencies and evacuation paths in case of fire.

In the academic year training sessions are held to provide the training of the management, commander-chief staff and civil defence groups to increase their knowledge and skills, and the progressive experience of the developed countries are used in the organization of these activities.

The main goal is to continue the above-stated activities and increase the role of the Civil Defence Section.

Chief of the Civil Defence Section

Azad Mammadhuseyn oghlu Hudeynov

E-mail: [email protected]