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On June 23, under the leadership of the head of the EMERCOM of Russia, Evgeny Zinichev, a meeting of the Government Commission for the Prevention and Elimination of Emergencies and Fire Safety was held. The event was attended by videoconference representatives from the Ministry of Labor, the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Construction, the chairmen of the Committee for Emergency Situations and Fire Safety and Security of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

The operational situation in the emergency response zones caused by a complex of unfavorable meteorological phenomena in the Republic of Crimea, Transbaikalia and the Amur Region is under the control of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. To eliminate the consequences of bad weather in Crimea, 722 specialists of the department were involved – these are the rescuers of the Donskoy, Noginsky and Tula rescue centers – and 133 units of equipment. Currently, work is underway to disinfect and provide assistance to the population. Water supply is organized.

As reported by the Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Viktor Yatsutsenko, all measures have been taken in Crimea to eliminate the consequences of the natural disaster. In the coming days, work will be carried out on special treatment of all water canals and water supply systems in order to start the water according to the standard scheme by the weekend. All work will be completed by the end of the week.

Measures are being continued to eliminate the consequences of rain floods in the Trans-Baikal Territory and the Amur Region. A grouping of forces and assets with a total number of more than 920 people and 230 pieces of equipment, including units of the Amur, Siberian and Kamchatka rescue centers, and the Khabarovsk Aviation Rescue Center, was involved in the liquidation.

Taking into account the displacement of the flood wave, further development of an unfavorable situation on the territory of the Amur Region is predicted. There is a possibility of hazardous phenomena and an increase in water levels in the basins of the Amur and Zeya rivers. In order to increase the efficiency of measures taken in the territory of the Trans-Baikal Territory and the Amur Region, the Executive Committee decided to classify these emergencies as an interregional emergency and establish a federal level of response.

The head of EMERCOM of Russia also noted other seasonal risks.

“The winter was quite harsh. In some places, the ice thickness in the rivers exceeded 200%; a large amount of snow reserves was noted. But we passed the spring flood quite easily. Working at critical points – cutting ice, blasting, blackening ice – reduces costs, including financial ones. Climatic anomalies were also noted, including heat waves in Yakutia and the European part of Russia. I ask everyone to pay attention to the safety margins and equipment reserves, ”stressed E. Zinichev.

Taking this into account, in order to plan and carry out measures for the trouble-free passage of spring floods in the future, the EMERCOM of Russia together with Roshydromet, Rosvodresursy and executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation will develop methodological recommendations by the end of the year, taking into account the experience of this year on the use of digital technologies and targeted implementation of a preventive complex.

In addition, the Government Commission adopted recommendations to prevent construction in areas of possible flooding of new settlements, capital construction projects and the infrastructure of horticultural associations without providing engineering protection. It was instructed to ensure the establishment of the operating modes of the reservoirs, taking into account the actual throughput capacity of the waterworks. And Roshydromet – to strengthen work on expanding the observation network of hydrometeorological and hydrological posts to improve the accuracy of forecast information.

The meeting participants discussed the draft uniform standards for information exchange of information systems with the automated information management system RSChS. The development of this project was carried out by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia. These standards define the organizational and technical component of the process and the general principle of information exchange. “The approval of this document will make it possible to organize interdepartmental interaction within the framework of a single information space,” noted E. Zinichev.

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