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In the Far East, in a number of regions, complexes of unfavorable meteorological phenomena continue to be influenced, which lead to the formation of flood waves, flooding of settlements and economic facilities.

In the course of forecasting and comprehensive monitoring of the flood situation, the EMERCOM of Russia is in advance carrying out a build-up of the group and the redeployment of rescuers from the regions freed from water to the areas most prone to flooding, where, according to the forecast, the situation may worsen. The main task is to overcome the current flood situation with the least possible losses.

Rescuers erect dams, strengthen the coastline, monitor the hydrological situation around the clock and provide assistance to the population.

In the Jewish Autonomous Region, measures are underway to erect protective structures. As a result of the rise in the water level in the river. Amur in four municipalities, four settlements, 46 household plots and 7 sections of highways are flooded. Rescuers provide targeted assistance to the population, carry out notification using loudspeaker communication, inform residents about the current situation. More than 600 people and 92 pieces of equipment were involved in the bank protection works. The passage of the flood ridge is forecasted on August 15-16, reaching the marks of 950-1050 cm.

In the Khabarovsk Territory, rescuers of the Russian Emergencies Ministry continue to restore the infrastructure of the Ust-Urgal village of the Verkhnebureinsky District. With the help of pumps and motor pumps, flood water is pumped out of the basements of residential buildings and dried with heat guns. Experts help to transfer and rearrange heavy things and household appliances, restore fences, fences, house cladding, as well as small outbuildings: verandas, sheds, greenhouses. Psychologists EMERCOM of Russia work with local residents. The hydrological situation on the Bureya River remains calm, a steady decline in water levels continues.

In the Amur Region, a flood ridge is expected in the coming days on the territory of the Arkharinsky District. According to the information of the Amur CGMS, it is 1005 cm, 75 cm higher than the level of a hazardous hydrological phenomenon. Rescuers EMERCOM of Russia in the amount of 70 people and 15 pieces of equipment in a daily mode monitor the flood situation with the help of unmanned aircraft and provide comprehensive assistance to residents of the area. Rescuers deliver food and bottled water to flooded settlements with the help of floating transporters; two boat crossings have been organized to transport people.

More than 1.5 thousand rescuers and 360 pieces of equipment are involved in the implementation of preventive measures, liquidation of the consequences of floods in the Far Eastern Federal District.

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