MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On August 23, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of the Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Viktor Yatsutsenko.
In Yakutia, the stabilization of the forest fire situation is noted. Over the past week, aircraft carried out over 260 drains, discharged more than 1.8 thousand tons of water. All outbreaks located in a 5-km zone from settlements have been liquidated. “The grouping created in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the instruction of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin to assign coordination to the Russian Emergencies Ministry brought their positive results. The situation has been completely taken under control, the main fires have been eliminated, the threat to settlements has been removed, and there is no smoke in the settlements. Today, in accordance with the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation, Rosrezerv allocated equipment, machinery and food, which are delivered to the republic by two boards of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, “Viktor Yatsutsenko emphasized.
A difficult situation with wildfires is developing in the Volga region – wildfires in the Republic of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region are eliminated by the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s groupings from 12 regions. The department’s aviation dumped more than 640 tons of water. More than 600 tons have been dumped in the Republic of Mari El. There is no threat of fires spreading to settlements. It was possible to prevent the transfer of fires to residential buildings in gardening associations in the Orenburg and Sverdlovsk regions. In the Samara region, aviation dumped 280 tons of water, 3 fire trains are involved in extinguishing, ground groups are extinguishing and guarding fire centers. In total, over 180 natural fires have been registered in Russia today.
The department also controls the elimination of the consequences of dangerous meteorological phenomena in the Southern Federal District. One socially significant object in Crimea, 17 private residential buildings and more than 170 household plots in the Krasnodar Territory remain flooded. Work is underway to pump out water, the work of assessment commissions is organized, and targeted assistance is provided to the population.
In the Far East, the flood situation in the Khabarovsk Territory, the Jewish Autonomous Region and the Amur Region. Rescuers organize ferries, delivery of drinking water and food. 200 residential buildings, more than 5 thousand household plots, 2 low-water bridges remain flooded.
During the reporting period, fire and rescue units responded to more than 7.2 thousand man-made fires, and voluntary fire brigades were involved in the liquidation of 300 of them.
Over 1.4 thousand people were rescued by the fire and rescue units of the Russian Emergencies Ministry during the elimination of the consequences of more than 2 thousand road accidents. Over 250 people were rescued during the rescue and search operations.
The department’s pyrotechnics found and neutralized 300 explosive items.
Rescuers EMERCOM of Russia keep under control the safety of the passage of tourist routes by more than 600 groups with a total number of more than 6 thousand people.
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