Summary of 05 July 2016


6:00 AM, Moscow time, 05.07.2016

Cyclone in Moscow

A cyclone (rain, hail, wind gusting up to 20 m/s) hit the city of Moscow in the period between 4 and 6 PM, 4 July 2016. Trees fell on roads and yards, road was flooded near house No 33 on Varshavskoye highway and blocked the route for 2 trolleybus and 3 tram lines because of poor operation of storm sewage.

Nobody was hurt, there are no damaged to infrastructure, buildings or structures, energy, gas and water supply was no disrupted. The rain and hail have stopped and the repairs have been finished.  Emergency Ministry fire and rescue units together with comprehensive brigades of the Moscow city housing utilities were working to deal with the impact.

Emergency situations under control

Emergency Ministry Il-76 plane crash in Irkutsk Region

The Minister of Emergency Situations headed coordination of a set of measures taken to protect settlements, businesses and infrastructure against wildfires and the operations related to the response to the plane crash. A team of Emergency Ministry rescuers were mitigating the impact at the crash scene, helped specialists of the Interstate Aviation Committee and the Investigative Committee. Airborne recorders have been transported to Moscow for decoding. All-round support, psychological and medical aid have been provided to the relatives of the crew. Compensations are going to be paid.

605 people and 58 units of equipment, with 17 aircraft among them are involved in dealing with the crash including 495 people and 39 units of equipment, with 11 aircraft among them provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

Emergency situations over past 24 hours

Traffic accident in Krasnodar Territory

A traffic accident involving a truck and a car happened at 1:05 AM, 5 July 2016, in Krymsk District, 15 km to the north of the town of Krymsk on the local motorway between Krymsk and Slavyansk-on-Kuban.

There are victims.

Over 40 people and 13 units of equipment, including 16 people and 5 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry were involved in dealing with the accident.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 309 fires, including 201 fires in residential blocks. 41 people have been affected, 34 of them have been saved.

Supervision bodies of the Emergencies Ministry Main Office for federal subjects are taking preventive measures to reduce the number of man-caused fires.

Accidents on water bodies

Rescue units have responded to 26 accidents on waterways.

22 people have been affected, 4 of them have been saved.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 147 explosive objects.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 301 times to respond totraffic accidents.

372 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 208 of them have been saved.

Emergency psychological aid

Specialists of the Emergency Ministry psychological service have been involved in rendering emergency psychological aid to people affected by emergencies 4 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 70 occasions.