MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On October 6, Acting Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Alexander Chupriyan arrived on a working visit to Nizhny Novgorod, where he held a working meeting on the results of the fire-hazardous period and response to wildfires in the Nizhny Novgorod region and the Republic of Mordovia.
In these two regions, there are about 300 settlements in high-risk zones, which were checked before the start of the fire hazard. The identified violations have been eliminated. The mechanism of interaction has been worked out in the course of interdepartmental exercises to eliminate possible emergencies. To protect the population, a grouping of forces and equipment has been organized numbering more than 27 thousand people and more than 4.5 thousand units. technology.
As of October 6, 148 forest fires occurred on the territory of the subjects, which was facilitated by abnormally dry and hot weather. The most tense situation was in the Mordovian nature reserve, where, due to a strong gusty wind up to 20 m / s, a strong fire developed rapidly. The EMERCOM divisions of Russia monitored 16 settlements near this reserve.
As A. Chupriyan noted, the current situation in the Mordovian reserve required the consolidation of significant forces and means, active interaction between various structures and institutions, which made it possible to avoid grave consequences. “At the same time, the analysis of the situation revealed a number of problematic issues, including in the regulatory framework. We must now carry out a lot of work to avoid such moments in the next fire hazardous period, and take this experience into account in other regions, ”stressed the interim head of the department.
The meeting participants also discussed the implementation of measures for the development of the hardware and software complex “Safe City” in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Work on the introduction of the agro-industrial complex in the region began in 2013. Currently, the system operates in pilot mode in 4 municipalities, further implementation is planned in 48 more. Specialized software allows keeping records of the entire spectrum of crisis situations both in manual and automatic modes. The forecast of flooding of terrain areas at different water levels on the river. Volga.
“Security is becoming the cornerstone of the development of any subject. And in this regard, the APK “Safe City” is undoubtedly aimed at solving problems in this area “, – noted A.P. Chupriyan
During the visit, A. Chupriyan got acquainted with the work of the UDDS in Nizhny Novgorod, laid flowers at the memorial complex of heroes-firefighters, and also presented state and departmental awards to the distinguished employees of the Main Directorate.
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