From 5th to 6th of March, 2018, the Republican command and staff exercise "Koktem-2018" was held in the country to train the command and control agencies, forces and state civil defense systems for emergency response in the spring flood period. Summing-up of the results of the "Koktem-2018"
On March 6, 2018, under the chairmanship of the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yury Ilyin, a meeting was held in the videoconferencing mode on the results of the Republican command post exercise "Koktem-2018" with the regions of the republic. Ilyin Y.V. based on the results of the exercises, outlined specific tasks for local executive bodies. In the course of the meetings, Honored Head of the Republican Operational Headquarters Marat Kuldikov, as well as representatives of groups from ministries, chairmen of the Commissions for emergencies of the regions, cities of Astana and Almaty, about the readiness of management bodies, forces and means for the spring period. The headquarters of the leadership of the republican command and staff training was located in Ust-Kamenogorsk. The teaching consisted of two stages. Teaching "Koktem-2018" was carried out in two stages with the elaboration of questions on the training of the bodies of management of the state civil protection system to respond to the emergencies of the spring period and the management of civil defense forces in the performance of functional tasks. March 5 - 6, 2018 in all regions, in the cities of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, in the spring. In total, in the East Kazakhstan region outside the operational time, practical actions are organized at 22 training points. Management bodies carried out work on the implementation of plans for the elimination of emergency situations, setting tasks for subordinate forces, conducting preventive measures, checking warning and communication systems, and providing life support to the population in the event of flooding. To prevent the emergencies of the spring period, a set of measures was carried out by central and local executive bodies. 773 hydraulic structures were surveyed, 152 of which require repair, 17 works have been started. In case of evacuation 2380 points of reception of the evacuated population were prepared, they switched to evacuation and determined more than 10 thousand units of transport. The chief of the republican operational headquarters noted that one of the innovations of the exercises was the development of demonstrative practical actions directly in those settlements that are prone to floods. This is an innovation to be accomplished before district emergency response teams. Based on the results of the exercise, it is indicated that the tasks have been accomplished, and the learning objectives have been achieved. Based on the results of the exercise, central and local executive bodies were given specific recommendations for further improving the response to emergencies in the spring period.
Press Service of the Committee for Emergencies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.