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On October 18, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of the Acting Minister of Emergencies of Russia Alexander Chupriyan. The department controls the elimination of peat fires in the Sverdlovsk region, where an emergency regime is in effect. The pumping and hose complex “Shkval” of the Noginsk Rescue Center was activated. In total, 256 personnel and 59 units of special equipment are involved in extinguishing the peat bog.

During the week, 201 hotbeds of natural fires were registered on the territory of the country, of which 111 were liquidated within the first day. It continues to operate in 7 constituent entities – 29. There are no threats to settlements and economic objects.

In addition, the past period was characterized by the impact of dangerous and unfavorable meteorological phenomena in 19 regions. As a result, power supply disruptions occurred in 57 settlements of the Far Eastern Federal District with a population of more than 76.4 thousand people. Also, traffic restrictions were introduced for vehicles on 5 road sections.

Currently, work on the restoration of power supply continues in 26 points. Emergency recovery teams were involved. Objects with 24-hour stay of people and life support are connected and operate from backup power sources. Planned recovery time – by the end of today.

It was noted that the fire and rescue units during the reporting period responded to more than 7.4 thousand man-made fires, volunteer fire brigades were involved in the elimination of more than 390 of them.

More than 1.2 thousand people were rescued by specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia during the elimination of the consequences of more than 2 thousand road accidents. Over 170 people – in the course of rescue and search operations.

During the reporting period, pyrotechnics of the department discovered and neutralized more than 8.2 thousand dangerous items, including 7 aerial bombs. On October 15, work was completed on the “Jean Jaures” motor ship, this season divers carried out over 390 descents, more than 16 thousand explosive objects were discovered.

The department controls the safe passage of tourist routes by more than 60 groups with a total number of over a thousand people.

As part of the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection, special treatment of socially significant objects and transport infrastructure by the personnel of the department continues.

In the regions of the Far North, work continues to ensure the readiness of housing and communal services facilities for operation in the autumn-winter period and the creation of fuel and energy resources.

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