An owl was chosen as the mascot for its excellent eyesight and hearing, as well as the ability to monitor the situation turning its head to 200 degrees to each side.
Over the stylized image of the globe there is the basic EMERCOM emblem.
At the bottom of the patch, to the left and right, there are laurel branches symbolizing courage and bravery.
The curly ribbon of the colors of the National Flag bears the number of the center – 501.
The main symbol of the Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Disaster Relief of the Russian Federation is the White Star of Hope and Salvation, on the basis of which the emblem of EMERCOM of Russia has been created.
The Star is a vertically starched octangle, in the center of which there is an international distinguishing sign of civil defense – a blue triangle in the orange circle.
The main functions of the 501st EMERCOM Center are: constant combat readiness to perform tasks in peacetime and wartime, implementation of operational groups delivery to assembly areas, departure aerodromes and loading stations; organization of security of control centers and administrative buildings Russian EMERCOM; implementation of transport and economic support of the central apparatus of EMERCOM in daily activities.