The Center successfully completed the project on the capacity-building of rescue divers of MES of Kazakhstan

On 05 June 2021 the Closing ceremony of the two-week advanced training for rescue divers of MES of the Republic of Kazakhstan took place on the basis of the Training Center for rescuers in Priozersk city, organized by the Center and MES RK with technical and financial support of the International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO).


The ceremony was participated by the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Y.Ilin, Deputy Secretary General of ICDO A. Kudinov, the Center’s Director Zh. Ukashev and the Mayor of Priozersk city S. Satayev.


Based on the results of training course the rescue divers of Kazakhstan received certificates and qualification documents for divers of 1-2 groups, and most importantly, part of them will be allowed to train their colleagues-divers as master-trainers.


On behalf of the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Y.Ilin, the Acting Head of DES of Karagandy Region colonel A. Akhmetzhanov presented badges “International class rescuer” to the trainers of the Civil Defence Academy of MES of Russia M. Barinov, D. Myasnikov, and to the trainers of MES of the Kyrgyz Republic A. Kaptagayev, A. Toktonaliyev. Moreover, they received ICDO certificates.


In addition, within the frame of the project of the Center and ICDO, it is planned to revise and improve current training programs of rescue divers, develop and introduce common training standards of rescue divers of Central Asia for practical use.