Ministry of Emergency Situations (Belarus)

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus (Belarusian: Міністэрства па надзвычайных сітуацыях) is a government agency overseeing emergency services in Belarus. It is responsible for protecting the Belarusian people during natural disasters. It is located on Revaliucyjnaja Street in Minsk.[3] The Ministry for Emergency Situations was established in accordance a decree of President Alexander Lukashenko on September 23, 1994.[4]

Ministry of Emergency Situations
Міністэрства па надзвычайных сітуацыях
Ministerstva pa nadzvyčajnych situacyjach
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Ministry Emblem
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Ministry headquarters
Agency overview
FormedSeptember 23, 1994 (1994-09-23)[1]
JurisdictionCouncil of Ministers of Belarus
HeadquartersRevaliucyjnaja Street, Minsk
MottoЗа безопасность вместе (Security Together)
Minister responsible
  • Uladzimir Vashchanka[2], Minister of Emergency Situations
Agency executives
  • Vasil Stsepanenka, First Deputy Minister
  • Alyaksandr Hancharou, Deputy Minister
  • Alyaksandr Khudaleyeu, Deputy Minister
  • Henadz Lasuta, Deputy Minister


The ministry performs the following duties:[5]

  • Control and management in the sphere of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations of natural and man-made disasters and civil defense
  • Provide fire, industrial, nuclear and radiation safety
  • Dealing with the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster
  • The creation and preservation of state and mobilization material reserves
  • Regulation in the field of safety of navigation of small vessels on inland waterways of Belarus



  • Minister
  • First Deputy Minister
  • Deputy Ministers
    • Deputy Minister
    • Deputy Minister
    • Deputy Minister
  • Assistant Minister - Spokesman
  • General Directorate of the State System for Prevention and Elimination of Emergencies and Civil Protection
  • Management of Emergency Services and Emergency Response
  • Office Management and Enforcement
  • Personnel Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Office of International Cooperation
  • Management of Surveillance and Prevention
  • Legal Support Management
  • Management of Financial and Economic Work
  • Department of Science and Innovation Development
  • Operational Management Department
  • Department of Organization of Public Education and Training
  • Department of Regime-Secret Work
  • Communication and Alerts Department
  • Construction Department
  • Sector of Ideological Work
  • Mobilization Sector
  • Security Sector

Territorial DirectoratesEdit

Educational and scientific departmentsEdit

  • Research Institute of Fire Safety and Emergencies
  • Lyceum at the Gomel Engineering Institute
  • State Aviation Emergency Rescue Institution
  • Republican Special Detachment
  • Republican Center for Emergency Management and Response
  • Republican Center for Certification and Examination of Licensed Activities
  • Republican Logistics Center
  • Republican Control and Revision Inspectorate
  • Centralized Accounting

Subordinate government organizationsEdit

  • Evacuation Administration
  • Scientific Production Republican Unitary Enterprise "Security Emergency"
  • Belinvestkamplekt Republican Unitary Enterprise
  • Diekos Republican Unitary Enterprise
  • Institute of Radiology
  • Uniform Production
  • Polesie Republican Unit
  • Radon Specialized Unit
  • Bellesavia Republican Unit
  • Children's Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
  • Zhdanovichi State Reserve
  • Polesie State Radiation Ecological Reserve
  • Protection Units

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "1990–1999 годы" (in Russian). Ministry of Emergency Situations. Archived from the original on 2017-10-22. Retrieved 2017-10-21.
  2. ^ "Ministries". The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus. Retrieved 2017-10-21.
  3. ^ Революционная, 5
  4. ^ "1990–1999 годы" (in Russian). Министерство по чрезвычайным ситуациям. Archived from the original on 2017-10-22. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  5. ^ "Прызначэнне МНС Рэспублікі Беларусь". Archived from the original on 2010-09-12. Retrieved 2019-07-05.

External linksEdit

Websites of directoratesEdit