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On February 14, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of Acting Minister of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Alexander Chupriyan.

Over the past week, 37 crossings have been opened in Russia. In total, about 1 thousand crossings and 162 winter roads are currently in operation. In order to ensure your own safety when driving along the ice crossing, you must strictly follow the requirements of all information signs. Drive onto the ice slowly, without jerks or braking, unfastening your seat belts. On the ice crossing it is forbidden to stop, move in jerks, turn around, overtake cars and refuel them. It is not recommended to move vehicles in poor visibility.

During the reporting period, fire and rescue units responded to more than 3.4 thousand fires, and volunteer firefighters were involved in the elimination of more than 230 of them. In response to more than 1.2 thousand accidents, more than 320 people were saved. During the rescue and search operations, 146 people were rescued.

Dangerous and adverse weather events were observed in 24 regions of Russia. Forecasts regarding the deterioration of weather conditions were promptly communicated to officials and management bodies, and the population was informed. For preventive purposes, traffic was limited on roads in 7 subjects, restrictions remain on 4 sections of roads in the Kamchatka Territory and the Murmansk Region. Partial collapse of the roofs of residential buildings due to snow load occurred in 4 regions. Residents were evacuated.

In the Krasnodar Territory, work continues on pumping water from flooded areas, and work is underway to assess material damage. 28 personal plots remain flooded in the region. 18 people remain in temporary residences. In Sochi, work is underway to assess the suitability for use of a house that has suffered from subsidence of soil and the descent of mud and stone mass.

Rescuers control the safety of 61 tourist groups with a total of 700 people. In 3 regions, 20 avalanches occurred, 120 forced descents were carried out.

In order to limit the spread of coronavirus infection, the forces of the Russian Emergencies Ministry are involved in special processing of social facilities, buildings and transport infrastructure structures.

The department’s pyrotechnic divisions searched for and neutralized aerial bombs on the territory of the Republic of Crimea, the Stavropol Territory and the city of Sevastopol.

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

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