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In order to ensure the readiness of the forces and means of the EMERCOM of Russia for a prompt response to possible emergencies and incidents on pre-holiday, holidays and weekends from December 30 to January 10, the command and control bodies and forces of constant readiness of the EMERCOM of Russia were transferred to an enhanced mode of operation.

Security issues during the New Year holidays are the most relevant in the activities of the EMERCOM of Russia during this period, when the number of fires is increasing. Informing the population about the rules of fire safety during festive events, as well as about how to properly use heating systems and electrical appliances and pyrotechnic products has been organized.

In preparation for the New Year and Christmas holidays, more than 37 thousand places for holding mass events, about 4.8 thousand places for storing and selling pyrotechnic products, as well as more than 4 thousand places for holding festive fireworks were registered.

Currently, the issues of interaction with other services and departments that are part of the Unified State System for Prevention and Elimination of Emergencies (RSChS) have been clarified, plans have been developed for the use of forces and means to prevent and eliminate possible emergencies.

In total, over 86 thousand people and about 17 thousand pieces of equipment will be used to ensure security during the New Year and Christmas holidays.

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