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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

On July 19, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of the First Deputy Minister of Emergencies of Russia Alexander Chupriyan. During the meeting, it was noted that at the moment in the territory of 27 regions there are more than 400 hotbeds of natural fires. The most difficult situation is in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). In the region, the aviation of the department is involved in extinguishing the fires, and two Be-200 ChS aircraft are additionally involved. To eliminate wildfires in Karelia, a helicopter and fire trains are involved, more than 600 people have been evacuated. During the previous days, more than 6.5 thousand people, more than 1 thousand units of equipment were involved in extinguishing natural fires in Russia.

Fire protection and medical support were organized for two settlements of the Khabarovsk Territory, which were cut off by the flood. At the moment, 89 residential buildings and more than 120 household plots have been flooded in the region. In total, over the past week, the flood situation was observed in 7 regions. The EMERCOM of Russia controls the elimination of the consequences of unfavorable weather phenomena in the Krasnodar Territory and the Republic of Crimea. 170 people remain in temporary accommodation centers, work continues on drying houses, cleaning territories and providing targeted assistance.

During the reporting period, fire and rescue units responded to more than 7.7 thousand man-made fires, and voluntary fire brigades were also involved in the elimination of more than 440 of them.

Over 1.5 thousand people were rescued by fire and rescue units of the Russian Emergencies Ministry during the elimination of the consequences of more than 2 thousand road accidents. More than 360 people were rescued in the course of rescue and search operations by search and rescue and rescue military units. There were no accidents with tourists – at the moment, more than 890 groups with a total number of 9.4 thousand people are registered on the routes.

Subdivisions of the EMERCOM of Russia continue special processing of socially significant objects and objects of transport infrastructure.

In addition, the department controls the security of the All-Russian Youth Forum “Tavrida” in the Republic of Crimea.

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