MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On September 6, 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 today in 17 regions there are more than 120 hotbeds of natural fires. In Yakutia, the area of fires decreased by more than 1.5 times in a week. A phased withdrawal of the group from the elimination of the fire in the Mordovian nature reserve was organized.
During the reporting period, fire and rescue units responded to more than 7 thousand man-made fires, volunteer fire brigades were involved in the elimination of more than 400 of them.
The department controls the flood situation. A flood wave on the Amur River passes through the territory of the Khabarovsk Territory. The water level in the Selenga River in Buryatia continues to decrease. In total, about 260 residential and country houses, 5.6 thousand household plots, 3 low-water bridges, 122 sections of highways and 6 socially significant objects have been flooded in 6 regions. The EMERCOM forces of Russia provide comprehensive assistance to the population, conduct round-the-clock monitoring of the area.
Unfavorable weather events in the Sverdlovsk region last week led to a power failure, falling trees and partial damage to roofs. At the moment, power supply and roofs have been restored.
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. Over 230 people were rescued during the rescue and search operations.
The department’s pyrotechnics found and defused 150 explosive items, including 7 aerial bombs.
Rescuers EMERCOM of Russia keep under control the safety of the passage of tourist routes by more than 570 groups with a total number of over 2.8 thousand people.
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