MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On November 22, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of Acting Minister of Emergencies of Russia Alexander Chupriyan. During the meeting, the territorial bodies of the department were instructed, together with executive authorities and local governments, to strengthen preventive work with the population aimed at ensuring fire safety in the residential sector, paying increased attention to large families, as well as families in a socially dangerous situation.
A lot of preventive work is carried out by rescuers and on reservoirs – the EMERCOM of Russia officers patrol the recreation areas near the water, which are especially popular among the population, where they conduct explanatory conversations with children and parents. In addition, experts conduct demonstration lessons, demonstrate rescue techniques with the help of improvised means. These measures are designed to reduce the number of accidents on the water.
Measures are being taken to eliminate the consequences of unfavorable meteorological phenomena. The department is under control of restoration work in the Primorsky Territory, the Jewish Autonomous Region, the Pskov and Tula regions, where power supply disruptions occurred. For preventive purposes, traffic restrictions were imposed on highways in the Khabarovsk Territory, the Jewish Autonomous Region, the Magadan and Murmansk Regions.
Over the past week, fire and rescue units responded to more than 4.4 thousand man-made fires, volunteer fire brigades were involved in the elimination of more than 270 of them. Specialists of the EMERCOM of Russia assisted 600 citizens in eliminating the consequences of more than 1.8 thousand road accidents. Over 140 people were rescued during the rescue and search operations.
In addition, the rescuers control the passage of tourist routes by about 100 groups with a total number of more than 1,000 people.
During the reporting period, the department’s pyrotechnics found and neutralized 37 dangerous items, including 27 aerial bombs.
The forces and means of the Russian Emergencies Ministry are ready to act as intended.
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