of April 14, 2021
About cooperation in the field of civil defense, the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations
The government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of Turkmenistan which are hereinafter referred to as with the Parties
realizing danger which is born for the states of the Parties by emergency situations of natural, technogenic and ecological nature,
aiming at strengthening of traditionally friendly relations between the people of the states, every possible development of the interstate relations and full cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan,
recognizing that development of cooperation between the states of the Parties in the field of civil defense, the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations will help growth in prosperity and safety of both states,
in view of possibility of emergency situations which cannot be liquidated by forces and means of one of the states of the Parties, and the need for the coordinated actions of both states for the purpose of the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations,
being convinced of the imperative need of strengthening of cooperation between the states in development and acceptance of effective, practical measures for the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations,
considering that exchange of scientific and technical information in the field of the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations is of mutual interest,
proceeding from the interdependence of ecological systems of both countries requiring carrying out coordinated policy according to the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations, and also the organization of monitoring of the environment;
supporting efforts of the United Nations and other international organizations in the field of civil defense, the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations,
agreed as follows:
This agreement determines interaction of the Parties in the field of civil defense, the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations, training of specialists in the field of emergency situations by rendering voluntary and mutual aid in case of catastrophic crash or other disaster.
For the purposes of this agreement the following terms are used:
"emergency situation" - the situation which arose result of accident, disaster or catastrophic crash of natural or technogenic nature which entailed or can entail the human victims, harm to human health, the environment and objects of production and social infrastructure, considerable material losses and violations of conditions of life activity of the population;
"the prevention of emergency situations" - complex of the preventive actions directed to the greatest possible decrease in risk of emergence of emergency situations and their impact on human health and the environment;
"wrecking" - actions for rescuing of life and preserving human health, protection of property of legal entities and physical persons, the surrounding environment in zone of emergency situations, to liquidation of emergency situations and suppression or bringing to minimum possible level of impact of characteristic factors, dangerous to them;
"liquidation of emergency situations" - the rescue and other urgent works which are carried out in case of emergency situations and directed to rescuing of life and preserving human health, environment protection, decrease in the extent of damage and material losses, and also to localization of zones of emergency situations;
"zone of emergency situation" - the territory in which it developed emergency (is declared);
"civil defense" is the state system of governing bodies and set of the nation-wide events held in peace and wartime for the purpose of protection of the population, subjects to managing and the territory of the country against impact of the striking (destroying) factors of modern weapons of destruction, emergency situations of natural and technogenic nature;
"equipment" - materials, technical and vehicles, equipment of group on assistance and personal equipment of members of group;
"providing materials" - the appliances intended for free distribution among the population injured with emergency situation;
"the requesting Party" - the Party which appeals to other Party about the direction of groups on assistance, equipment and materials of providing;
"the providing Party" - the Party which grants request of the requesting Party for the direction of groups on assistance, equipment and materials of providing;
"competent authority" - the body appointed by each of the parties for management and coordination of the works connected with implementation of this agreement;
"group on assistance" - the organized group of specialists of the providing Party intended for assistance in liquidation of emergency situations and provided with necessary equipment.
The parties for implementation of this agreement appoint competent authorities:
from the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
from Turkmenistan - the Ministry of Defence of Turkmenistan.
The parties without delay notify each other through diplomatic channels on changes of names of the competent authorities and transfer of their functions to other bodies.
All activities according to this agreement are performed according to national legal systems of the states of the Parties and caused by availability at each of the Parties of necessary means.
The cooperation within this agreement provides:
monitoring of dangerous technogenic and ecological processes, and also natural phenomena;
forecasting of emergency situations and assessment of their effects;
experience exchange in the organization of preparation of the population for actions in emergency situations, including on delivery of health care in case of emergency situations;
the organization of interaction of the interested government institutions for liquidation of emergency situations;
risk assessment for the surrounding environment and the population in connection with possible pollution as a result of industrial accidents, catastrophic crashes and natural disasters;
collaborative planning, development and implementation of research projects, exchange of scientific and technical information and results of research works;
exchange of information about the prevention, origin and liquidation of emergency situations, periodicals, methodical and other literature, video and photographic materials, and also technologies;
the organization of joint conferences in the field of the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations, seminars, working meetings, doctrines and trainings;
organization of joint publications and reports;
training of specialists in educational institutions of the state of other Party, exchange of trainees, teachers, scientists and specialists;
ensuring interaction between competent authorities of the Parties;
rendering mutual aid in case of liquidation of emergency situations;
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