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Mobile units of the Russian Defense Ministry in Blagoveshchensk and nearby settlements in the Amur Region continue to provide assistance to local residents affected by the emergency caused by flood waters.

To equip more than 4.5 km of protective structures, the military used more than 19.7 thousand sandbags.

The grouping of forces of the Eastern Military District has been reinforced to 1,520 people and 150 units of automobile and special equipment.

During the period of work in the settlement of Vladimirovka, the military personnel of the combined-arms formation of the district stationed in the Amur Region and the cadets of the Far Eastern Higher Combined-Arms Command School erected a dam on the bank of the Zeya River with a length of 500 meters, having laid 5,600 sandbags.

In the village of Grodekovo, a dam with a length of about 400 meters was erected and reinforced with 3,500 sandbags.

In the village of Verkhneblagoveshchenskoye, servicemen provide assistance in transporting and evacuating people and their property from flooded areas. A total of 330 people were evacuated.

In Blagoveshchensk, DVOKU cadets laid out more than 4,000 meters of a protective dam of 7,900 sandbags. From places where the water level has already subsided, the bags are transported and placed in areas with a critical water mark.

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.

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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