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On January 31, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of Acting Minister of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Alexander Chupriyan.

Last week, dangerous and adverse meteorological phenomena were observed on the territory of 22 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The bad weather led to disruption of power supply and road communication, damage to the roofs of buildings and flooding of territories. So, at present, five residential buildings and 93 household plots remain flooded in the Krasnodar Territory. Work continues on pumping water, restoring roofs and clearing roads. The restriction of traffic on the Georgian Military Highway remains.

During the conference call, a decrease in the number of fires in the country by 14% was noted: in just a week, 3.6 thousand fires were eliminated. More than 200 of them were extinguished with the participation of voluntary fire brigades – more than 500 people and 260 pieces of equipment were involved in the liquidation.

For a week, fire and rescue units of the Russian Emergencies Ministry participated in the elimination of the consequences of almost 1.5 thousand accidents, while over 350 people were rescued. Another 150 people were rescued by search and rescue teams and rescue military formations.

Pyrotechnic units of the EMERCOM of Russia found and neutralized 110 explosive objects, including 14 bombs.

15 accidents occurred at water bodies, as a result, nine citizens were rescued.

During the week, more than 40 ice crossings and six winter roads were opened. In 36 constituent entities, 883 ice crossings and 158 winter roads are allowed to operate.

During the week, 30 tourist groups with a total number of over 400 people were under the control of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. For lovers of outdoor activities, the danger of snow avalanches remains. So, over the past week, 36 avalanches were recorded in four subjects, and another 22 avalanches were forced down.

The work of departments of the department on measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection was also noted: over 110 socially significant objects and transport infrastructure were specially processed in a week.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure not be perfect.

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