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Tasks of the SESU

The main tasks of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine are:

1. The State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU) is a central body of executive power with activities directed and coordinated by the Cabinet of Ministers through the Minister of internal affairs. It implements state policies in the domain of civil protection, protection of population and territories from emergencies, prevention of emergencies, rectification of emergency consequences, rescue work, fire extinguishing, fire and technogenic safety, accident rescue service activities and hydrometeorologic activities.

2. In its activities, SESU abides by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, edicts of the President of Ukraine and bylaws of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, enacted in accordance with the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, acts of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and other acts of legislation.

3. The principal tasks of SESU are:

1) implementing state policies in the domain of civil protection, protection of population and territories from emergencies, prevention of emergencies, rectification of emergency consequences, rescue work, fire extinguishing, fire and technogenic safety, accident rescue service activities and hydrometeorologic activities;

2) providing state supervision (control) over observing and satisfying legal requirements in the domain of civil protection, fire and technogenic safety, accident rescue service activities;

3) introducing proposals on state policymaking in the aforesaid spheres for consideration by the Minister of internal affairs;

4) implementation, within its powers envisaged by the law, of state policies in volunteer activities.

 

 

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