Kazakhstan offers the Central Asian countries a unified emergency early warning system. The proposal was voiced by Minister of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan Yuri Ilyin in Dushanbe, where a meeting of the heads of the emergency response service of the countries of the region was held, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan reported.
At the meeting, Ilyin made a proposal to create a regional system of early warning and mutual information about the threat and occurrence of emergencies. The relevance of the issue was confirmed by all emergency response departments of the countries of Central Asia, the report said.
As part of the proposal of the Kazakh side, it is planned to integrate not only seismic sensors, but also meteorological, hydrological and other sensors of existing emergency monitoring systems in the countries of the region.
This initiative will provide an opportunity for early warning of emergencies in areas with increased seismic, mudflow, avalanche, landslide hazard, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan explained.
Oct. 6, 2022