President of Azerbaijan issues order to establish Government Commission in connection with Kur and Araz river flood

President of Azerbaijan issues order to establish Government Commission in connection with Kur and Araz river flood
# 19 May 2010 17:35 (UTC +04:00)
According to APA, the order says that forty regions were flooded as a result of intensive rainfall. According to the first reports, nearly 20 000 houses, more than 50 000 ha agricultural fields have been flooded, more than 300 houses have been destroyed and nearly 2000 houses and social facilities have seriously been damaged.

The most serious results of the natural disaster have been eliminated as a result of urgent measures taken by the central and local authorities, the suffered people have been evacuated and settled in the temporary shelters and provided with communal, domestic, medical and other services.

The Government Commission of following composition was established for elimination of the natural disaster results, restoration of the regional economy and facilities, compensating the damages on population and comprehensive measures for prevention of such cases in future.

Chairman of the Commission:

Arthur Rasizadeh - Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Republic

Members of the Commission:

Abid Sharifov – Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Republic
Ali Hasanov - Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Republic, Chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs
Kamaladdin Heydarov – Minister of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan Republic
Ramil Usubov – Interior Minister of Azerbaijan Republic
Samir Sharifov – Finance Minister of Azerbaijan Republic
Shahin Mustafayev – Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan Republic
Ogtay Shiraliyev – Health Minister of Azerbaijan Republic
Huseyngulu Bagırov – Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan Republic
Ismat Abbasov – Agriculture Minister of Azerbaijan Republic
Ziya Mammadov – Transport Minister of Azerbaijan Republic
Ali Abbasov – Minister of Communication and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan Republic
Fizuli Alakbarov – Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of Azerbaijan Republic
Misir Mardanov – Education Minister of Azerbaijan Republic
Zeynal Nagdaliyev - Chief of the Territorial-Administrative Division at the President’s Office of Azerbaijan Republic
Karam Hasanov – Chairman of the State Committee for Labor Issues of Azerbaijan Republic
Garib Mammadov - Chairman of State Committee for Land and Cartography of Azerbaijan Republic
Abbas Alasgarov - Chairman of State Committee for City Building and Architecture of Azerbaijan Republic
Arif Valiyev – Chairman of State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan Republic
Salim Muslumov - Chairman of the State Social Protection Fund of Azerbaijan Republic
Ahmad Ahmadzadeh - President of Azerbaijan Melioration and Water Management OJSC Nizamaddin Rzayev - President of Azersu OJSC
Etibar Pirverdiyev – President of “Azerenerji” OJSC

The Government Commission was urged to assist the homeless people with necessary living conditions, to create conditions for rehabilitation of morally-psychologically suffered people, to prepare the list of damaged, removed and destroyed houses, infrastructure and social facilities, to estimate material damages on population, to determine amount of relevant compensation and to pay it and to prepare and to submit proposals to the President of the republic of Azerbaijan within a month for restoration and reconstruction of economy, social, agrarian, communal, energy, communication, transport and other infrastructure fields of the disaster regions, to provide the population with regular information, to report to the President of Azerbaijan about the work done in the disaster zone and to prepare and to submit proposals to the President within two months for prevention of such cases in future.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED