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Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan


Address: 4, Kichik khalka yoli str., Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan, 100084
Phones: +998 (71) 239-1685, +998 (71) 150-6299
www.mchs.gov.uz
it@mchs.gov.uz

Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan has been established by the Decree of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Establishment of Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan” №UP-1378 dated March 4, 1996 and Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On issues of activity organization of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan” №143 dated April 11, 1996.

Regulations and structure of the Ministry of Emergency Situations have been approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On issues of activity organization of the Ministry of the Republic of Uzbekistan of Emergency Situations” №143 dated April 11, 1996.

Main tasks of the Ministry include:

  • development and implementation of the state policy in the field of preventing emergency situations;
  • protection of lives and health of the population, material and cultural values; and liquidation of consequences and reduction of negative effects during the emergency situations in peace and war time;
  • establishment and administration maintenance of the State system of the prevention and actions in emergency situations;
  • organization of development and implementation of measures in the territory of Uzbekistan in the field of population protection, country territory, objects of national property; and prevention and liquidation of consequences of emergency situations;
  • coordination of activity of the ministries, departments, Council of the Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, mayor’s offices (khokimiyats), Regions (Viloyats), cities and districts on protection of population and national property; prevention and liquidation of emergency situations caused by accidents, catastrophes and natural disasters;
  • direction of works on liquidation of large extreme situations; formation and maintenance of forces and means readiness required for this purpose;
  • coordination of works on setting up the state emergency reserve funds of financial, food- stock, medical and material resources;

In accordance with assigned tasks, the Ministry carries out the following functions:

  • carrying out a supervision and monitoring over the environment condition, situation in potentially dangerous objects and attached territories;
  • planning and implementation of specific and scientific - technical programs and measures on prevention of emergency situations, ensuring safety and protection of population, reduction of potential casualties and damages, and on support of stable functioning of industrial objects and branches of economy in emergency situations;
  • training improvement of management bodies on emergency situations, forces and means on actions during emergency situations; organization of training for the population on protection and actions during emergency situations.