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In Khabarovsk, Deputy Prime Minister – Plenipotentiary of the President in the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev assessed the region’s readiness for flooding, got acquainted with the protection against flooding of the territory of the Southern District of Khabarovsk at the site of ul. Pionerskaya from the arboretum to the street. Union.
According to the Deputy Prime Minister, this year the flood has affected a number of regions of the Far East. But the built protective structures, as well as the experience of previous years, allow the regions to pass large-scale floods with less damage than in 2013, although the water levels were initially higher this year. “In a number of settlements, protective structures have been built. There are shortcomings on these objects, the delay in the completion of construction. But the structures already exist. As a result, we do not have such a situation as in 2013, ”noted Yuri Trutnev.
The technical readiness of the dam in Khabarovsk is 78.54%. The work on the construction of the dam body and the laying of concrete slabs in the first and second sections, the abutments of the barrier structure at the entrance to the water area of the Amur backwater were completed; creation of culverts. The construction of a pontoon-bathoport was completed.
As reported by the Acting Governor of the Khabarovsk Territory Mikhail Degtyarev, the construction of the dam in Khabarovsk will be completed next year. This is important due to the fact that the structure protects the southern part of the city, where about 200 thousand people live. “In accordance with the requirement of the law, competitive procedures have passed. A company from the Sakhalin Region with extensive experience in the construction of linear facilities came out. They promise to deliver the facility on time next year. For our part, we promise total control over the construction site, ”the head of the region assured.
The hydrological regime of the Amur River in recent years has been characterized by a rise in the level of flood waters in the spring-summer-autumn period to the levels of unfavorable, dangerous phenomena and higher. Now the crest of the Amur flood passes the territory of Khabarovsk and moves downstream to the Nanai municipal district. According to the Far Eastern Directorate of the Hydrometeorological Service, as of July 12, on the Amur River near Khabarovsk, the water level is 470 cm (+1 cm), at Komsomolsk-on-Amur – 423 cm (+5 cm).
During the flood on the island part of Khabarovsk, 548 summer cottages were flooded. In the Khabarovsk municipal district, 2 land plots are flooded (Korsakovo-2 village), 2 sections of intra-village roads (Elabuga village – 30 m, 66 cm deep, Gaiter village – 112 m, 1.7 m deep). In the Nanaysky municipal district, a section of the road between the village. Gussie and S. Dubovy Cape (15 m, 3 cm deep), transport links are not disturbed. There are no flooded residential buildings.
According to Mikhail Degtyarev, work has been carried out in the region to minimize the possible consequences of the flood, to ensure the protection of the population and territories. An operational headquarters for the prevention and elimination of an emergency situation on the territory of the Khabarovsk Territory was created, the work of the regional commission for the prevention and elimination of emergency situations was organized. Monitoring and forecasting of the flood situation development by the regional government is carried out on an ongoing basis in cooperation with departments of Roshydromet, EMERCOM of Russia, as well as with the Amur Basin Water Administration of Rosvodresursy, in terms of regulating discharges from reservoirs of hydroelectric power plants. Information about changes in the hydrological situation on the rivers of the region is promptly brought to the attention of local authorities.
The government of the region conducted surveys of water protection structures, took measures to fill in existing holes, plugging culverts. Local authorities have determined the places for the construction of temporary structures, as well as the installation of pumping equipment. A grouping of forces and means was created in the amount of 5 thousand people, 1.5 thousand units of equipment, more than 170 floating crafts. Emergency rescue teams are made ready to carry out emergency rescue operations in flood conditions. Taking into account the sanitary and epidemiological requirements for the evacuation of the population, 10 temporary accommodation points with a total capacity of 575 people were planned, while in fact 4 points with a capacity of 115 people were deployed. During the flood period, citizens were not accommodated in TAPs.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, there is a slight fluctuation in the water level on the Amur near Khabarovsk. In general, the situation is stabilizing. The flood ridge is shifting to Komsomolsk-on-Amur, where on July 17-18, the water level can reach up to 600 cm. Rescuers continue to monitor the flood situation, bypass and inform the population about the current situation.
Separately, the Deputy Prime Minister drew attention to payments to citizens affected by the flood. “We will definitely help all the victims. We will discuss the situation in each locality with the heads of the regions. The task of the federal government is to help the regions so that all this does not fall on local budgets, ”summed up Yuri Trutnev.
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