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Based on the results of work in 2021, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan was recognized as the best in the system of the emergency department. As part of the final meeting of the board of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, which took place on February 16, the acting head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Alexander Chupriyan solemnly presented the head of the head office Rafis Khabibullin with a challenge pennant and a certificate of honor.

In 2021, more than three thousand lives were saved on account of the fire and rescue units of Tatarstan. The joint actions of all services of the territorial subsystem of the RSChS, bodies and levels of government made it possible to achieve a high level of integrated security for the population and territories.

During the winter period, emergency situations were not allowed at the facilities of the fuel and energy complex and housing and communal services, uninterrupted traffic was ensured on the roads of the republic.

In the spring, a set of preventive measures was taken to reduce the risk of emergencies during floods. As a result, emergency situations were avoided and material damage was minimized.

In spring and summer, fields and forest lands fell under the blow of the fiery element. The firefighters actively used the space monitoring system and the Thermal Points mobile application. The coherence of the actions of the RSChS services made it possible to defend the settlements of the republic. The airmobile group of the Main Directorate extinguished forest fires in the reserve on the border of Mordovia and the Nizhny Novgorod region. For two weeks, 46 Kazan firefighters and 8 pieces of equipment did not allow the fire to approach the village of Rosstanye.

In children’s health camps near water bodies, the annual action “Learn to swim” was held, covering more than three thousand children. 53,000 elementary school students took part in the school project “Vseobuch in swimming”.

During the period of ice melting in March-April and freeze-up in November-December, ten round-the-clock temporary rescue posts with hovercraft on duty in places where fishermen entered the ice proved to be effective.

The fire safety of the first Games of the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States was ensured. The planned grouping of forces and means, the developed management and interaction scheme made it possible to fully ensure comfortable conditions for holding an international sporting event.

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