Today, the Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Dudinsky, Nenets, Vorkutinsky, Yakutsk Arctic integrated emergency rescue centers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations is responsible for provision of security.
The formation of three Arctic integrated rescue centers and four search and rescue units is planned in the Russian Federation by the end of 2025. This was announced on Tuesday by the head of the search and rescue service of the Arctic Rescue Educational and Scientific Center, Alexander Baruzdin.
"It is planned to build three more Arctic integrated emergency rescue centers and four search and rescue units by the end of 2025. All search and rescue units of the Ministry of Emergency Situations are certified to perform search and rescue operations," he said during a round-table discussion “Arctic zone of Russia” in Norilsk, which takes place as part of the training of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
Baruzdin stressed that today provision of security in the Arctic is entrusted to the Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Dudinsky, Nenets, Vorkuta, Yakutsk Arctic complex emergency rescue centers of the EMERCOM of Russia. According to him, the organization and conduct of search and rescue operations in the Arctic have their own characteristics and shall meet certain terms.
On September 7-8 in the Arctic zone, interdepartmental experimental and research exercises will be held on the instructions of the President of the Russian
Federation, their organizer is the Russian Emergencies Ministry. 6 thousand specialists take part in them. They will solve almost 100 experimental research problems. During the training, 47 new models of machines, equipment and methodologies will be tested.