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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

On February 8, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of the First Deputy Minister of Emergencies of Russia Alexander Chupriyan.

Last week, dangerous and unfavorable meteorological phenomena affected the territories of 43 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in 12 of them traffic restrictions were introduced on 39 road sections. The operational duty shifts have developed and brought to the control bodies more than 1,400 models of the situation development. Traffic is currently limited on road sections in the Kamchatka Territory and the Murmansk Region.

During the meeting, it was noted that over 3,700 fires occurred over the past week, which is 4% less compared to the same period last year. Voluntary fire brigades took part in extinguishing more than 280 fires, over 580 people were involved in the elimination.

During the reporting period, fire and rescue units of the Russian Emergencies Ministry rescued over 1,000 people, responding to over 1,500 road accidents.

38 ice crossings and 5 winter roads are open during the week. To date, 973 ferries and 137 winter roads operate on the territory of 35 constituent entities. There were 5 incidents in the water areas related to the departure and exit of citizens on the ice, which is 70% less compared to the same period last year.

As part of the selector, it was also noted that the avalanche danger persists in the subjects of the Far Eastern, Siberian, South and North Caucasian federal districts. This information should be taken into account by tourists and vacationers. 53 groups with a total number of over 550 people are now registered on the tourist routes.

Rescue military and search and rescue teams have saved 150 people, and I am involved in the elimination of more than 240 incidents.

During the week, pyrotechnic units found and defused 27 explosives, including 10 aerial bombs.

Aviation EMERCOM of Russia delivered 9 seriously ill patients to hospitals.

In addition, the Russian Emergencies Ministry controls the security of the All-Russian Winter Sports Games in the Republic of Tatarstan and the Snowboard World Cup in the Republic of Bashkortostan.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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