Large-scaled comprehensive exercises on civil defense has started in Shymkent
They take place from 12 to 15 September. During the events, the actions of the management agencies and civil defense formations at emergency situations of natural technogenic feature will be dealt, and the readiness of civilian assets to resist natural disasters will be checked.
According to the organizers, comprehensive exercises will help to work out the actions of citizens in the case of a natural disaster and increase their rediness degree to emergencies. Such trainings are held regularly and fo have already become familiar for residents of the city.
"Such mass trainings take place in all seismically dangerous regions of the republic, which includes our region. Here earthquakes of up to 8 points are possible, therefore every three months all institutions and state administration are obliged to conduct exercises. Residents of the region should know how to act in the case of a natural disaster, regardless of where they live - in multi-storey or private houses, in a mountainous or private homes, "explained the deputy chief of Emergency Department of SKR Batyrgali Sopbekov.