MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On August 23, 2021, on the basis of the National Crisis Management Center, a meeting of the working group of the Government Commission was held in connection with wildfires on the border of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region. It was attended by Deputy Heads of EMERCOM of Russia Viktor Yatsutsenko and Andrey Gurovich, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Alexander Kozlov, Deputy Head of Rosselkhoznadzor Konstantin Savenkov, Head of Avialesokhrana Nikolay Krivosheev, and Head of the Federal Forestry Agency Ivan Sovetnikov.
During the meeting, a hearing was held on the operational situation in the Republic of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region.
At present, on the territory of the Mordovia State Natural Reserve “Zapovednaya Mordovia” them. P.G. Smidovich, there are two hotbeds of natural fires. In the northwestern part of the reserve, the area of active combustion is 10 hectares. In the northeastern part of the reserve, the area of active combustion is 120 hectares and in the territory of the urban district, the city of Pervomaisk, the area of active combustion is 2 hectares.
In this regard, a decision was made to introduce an interregional emergency regime with a federal response level in the forests of the Republic of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region.
It was also decided to strengthen the aviation group to combat the elements. The arrival of two helicopters and a Be-200ChS aircraft of the Russian Emergencies Ministry is already planned tomorrow. The equipment will be used to extinguish the hotbeds of wildfires on the border of the Republic of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.