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Psychologists of the Western Military District carried out a set of measures to provide psychological assistance to urgently evacuated residents of the near abroad during a special exercise on military-political work, which took place on the territory of the Levashovo military airfield.

As part of the tasks, military psychologists, in cooperation with specialists from the medical service, military-political bodies and the psychological service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, worked out an algorithm for psychological support of refugees and provision of emergency assistance at the psychological work point of the Humanitarian Response Center. Specialists-psychologists have perfected the skills of stopping acute stress reactions and stabilizing the emotional state, organizing interagency interaction when providing assistance to family members of military personnel and the civilian population.

Particular attention was paid to the preliminary training of flight crews performing the task of evacuating the affected population. During the briefing, psychologists highlighted the issues of possible emergency situations during the flight task related to the psychological characteristics of the evacuees, as well as the necessary actions of the crew members in case of their occurrence.

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