1 million USD to prevent wildfires
Russian fund Tras will provide Armenia with 1 million USD to prevent wildfires quicker. The Minister of Environmental Protection and the representative of UN’s Development program signed the contract. The money will be used to reinforce the systems of early fire alarm. Drones to survey wildfire areas and equipment to extinguish fires rapidly will be purchased. The rescuers will receive new fireproof uniforms. The program will last until 2020. UN has given the employees of Khosrov Reserve modern and powerful communication means.