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On May 4, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of the First Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Alexander Chupriyan. During the event, it was noted that from April 30 to May 11, the forces of the Russian Emergencies Ministry were transferred to an enhanced mode of operation. Every day, about 71 thousand employees and about 17 thousand pieces of equipment ensure the safety of citizens. All places of mass gathering of people and bathing places are under the control of the department. So, from May 1 to May 3, the safety of more than 7 thousand festive events has already been ensured. No incidents allowed.

The past period was characterized by the passage of spring floods on the territory of 30 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the occurrence of natural fires in 33 constituent entities, the impact of dangerous and unfavorable meteorological phenomena on the territory of 41 constituent entities.

Spring floods are passing as predicted. The passage of the ice drift is under control. Insignificant fluctuations are observed at the gauging stations. Preventive measures to break ice have been completed. The most difficult hydrological situation was in the Altai Territory, where the levels of small rivers rose. Today, there is a decrease in water levels, the situation is stabilizing.

Currently, on the territory of 23 subjects in 19 settlements, 14 residential buildings, over 600 household plots, 27 low-water bridges and 30 sections of highways remain flooded.

The situation with natural fires also remains under the control of the EMERCOM of Russia. Continuous space monitoring and modeling of the development of the most dangerous fires is carried out. During the reporting period, more than 9 thousand thermal points were identified. More than 180 satellite images have been prepared, 19 models of the situation development have been built.

The “special fire safety regime” operates on the entire territory of 37 constituent entities, in 15 – partially. To date, 13 fires are active on the territory of 7 subjects. The area covered by fire is more than 3 thousand hectares. The transfer of forest fires to settlements is not allowed.

In addition, more than 14 thousand fires were registered during the week, of which more than 390 were liquidated with the participation of voluntary fire brigades. In the course of responding to more than 1.5 thousand road accidents, fire and rescue units rescued more than 900 people. More than 150 people were rescued by search and rescue and rescue military units.

The specialists of the department, together with local authorities, continue to work on the timely withdrawal of ice crossings and winter roads. During the week, 120 ice crossings and 4 winter roads are closed. More than 70 ferries and two winter roads continue to function.

Pyrotechnic units of the Russian Emergencies Ministry found and defused 83 explosive items, including 19 bombs.

EMERCOM of Russia reminds of the need to comply with safety measures at home and on vacation. Braziers and braziers can be located at a distance of at least 5 meters from buildings and structures. The place for an open fire should be located at a distance of at least 50 meters from the nearest building, but if the fire is used in a metal barrel, the distance can be halved. In this case, the barrel must have a lid, and the primary fire extinguishing means must be located nearby. Never leave the fire unattended and do not trust children to look after it!

The department recommends working with children, talking about fire safety rules and traffic rules. When resting near water bodies, do not leave children unattended. When using swimming equipment, first make sure that they are in good working order.

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

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