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Mobile teams in Blagoveshchensk and nearby settlements in the Amur Region continue to provide assistance to local residents affected by the flood emergency.

To provide assistance, the grouping of the forces of the Eastern Military District was reinforced to 1,520 people and 150 units of automobile and special equipment.

Servicemen of the combined-arms formation of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Amur Region, and cadets of the Far Eastern Higher Combined-Arms Command School, during the period of work in Blagoveshchensk, erected a protective dam of the coastline 3350 meters long and 1 meter high, having laid 6,500 sandbags.

In the village of Vladimirovka, the coastline of the Zeya River is being strengthened. 150 meters of coastline have been fortified and 950 sandbags have been placed.

In the village of Verkhneblagoveshchenskoye, servicemen are strengthening the bank of the Amur River. Fortified 150 meters and placed 700 sandbags. During the construction of the dam, 2,700 sandbags were placed.

Also, the servicemen began to protect the village of Grodekovo from the flood, where a dam 100 meters long was erected in a day.

Mobile units perform tasks in cooperation with the interdepartmental operational headquarters for the elimination of the consequences of an emergency, created by the authorities of the Amur Region.

Servicemen of the combined-arms formation of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Amur Region, and cadets of the Far Eastern Higher Combined-Arms Command School are assisting in the construction of a protective dam along the embankments of the Amur and Zeya rivers. The structures are being built to prevent flooding of the city of Blagoveshchensk in the Amur Region from flood waters. The servicemen fill the bags with a clay-sand mixture, after which they put them on the edge of the embankment in several layers.

Earlier, the leadership of the Amur Region applied for assistance to the command of the Eastern Military District.

Servicemen of the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School took an active part in measures to prevent and eliminate the consequences of floods in the region in 2013 and 2019.

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