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This morning, on July 18, rescuers of 50 people, who arrived the day before on board the Mi-26 of the Khabarovsk Aviation Rescue Center of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, moved to the villages of Urgal and Ust-Urgal of the Khabarovsk Territory, which were most affected by the flood. On watercraft they will get to the village, where they will provide assistance to the population.

In addition, a Mi-8 helicopter from the Khabarovsk Aviation Rescue Center of the Russian Emergencies Ministry organized the delivery of 24 heat guns and 8 motor pumps from Khabarovsk for emergency recovery operations, pumping out water and drying houses.

As of July 18, a total of 89 private houses in the villages of Urgal and Ust-Urgal were flooded in the Verkhnebureinsky district, in which 218 people live, including 40 children, 124 household plots, 6 sections of intra-village roads (one in the village of Ust-Urgal). Chegdomyn), 5 road bridges.

138 people were evacuated from the villages of Urgal and Ust-Urgal, including 38 children. There are 27 people in the temporary accommodation center, including 6 children.

5 road bridges were destroyed: a road bridge across the Ayakit River on the Suluk – Gerbi section of the Komsomolsk-on-Amur – Berezovy – Amgun – Chegdomyn, Verkhnebureinsky MR, restrictions on the movement of all types of transport; automobile bridge over the Urgal river; automobile bridge across the Bolshoy Yorik river; road bridge across the Umalta river; road bridge across the river. Urgal, entrance to Ust-Urgal settlement.

Without transport communication 2 settlements: the village of Sofiysk and the village of Shakhtinsk. There is a stock of food, medicines and fuels and lubricants.

The work of the ferry crossing from Chegdomyn to Sofiysk has been suspended.

On the Bureya river near the village. Ust-Niman water level is 47 cm higher than the category of adverse event (850 cm). At 08.00 the water level was 897 cm, a decrease of 139 cm per day. Near Ust-Umalta – 653 cm (-164 cm per day).

Specialists of the Crisis Management Center of the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia for the Khabarovsk Territory are constantly monitoring changes in the water levels of rivers in the region. Together with the hydrologists of the Far Eastern UGMS, they clarify the situation, work with the heads of the settlements and shifts of the unified dispatch services of the municipal districts on the operational exchange of information.

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

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