Summary of 10 December 2016


6:00 AM, Moscow time, 10.12.2016

Cyclone in Southern part of Russian Federation

Power outages occurred in Southern Part of Russian in 37 municipalities (32 municipalities of Rostov Region, 3 municipalities of KrasnodarTerritory, 3 municipalities of Kalmykia and 2 municipalities of the AdygeaRepublic) owing to a cyclone, storm surges, heavy precipiations, snow and wind gusting up to 28m/s from 08 December 2016 to 09 December 2016.

281 settlement, more than 49,000 houses accommodating more than 201,700 people, 256 social facilities, including 120 schools, 111 kindergartens, 25 boiling stations were disconnected from power net. All social facilities were connected to backup power sources immediately and continue operation.

Due to storm surges in Taganrog Bay of Azov Sea a flooding of lowlands occurred in estuary of the Don River. No houses or social facilities were flooded.

Transport infrastructure functions as per normal. There are no traffic restrictions on federal and regional motorways.

Emergency operations centers of the Emergencies Ministry’s Southern Regional Center, Rostov Region, KrasnodarTerritory, the Kalmykia and Adygea Republic Directorates, as well as task groups and repair brigades were established. Managing bodies and personnel of Emergencies Ministry’s RostovRegionKrasnodarTerritory, the Kalmykia and Adygea Republic Directorates are set to high alert.

The population is being informed about repair progress, how to behave in the situation, necessary aid is being provided.

As of 06:00 AM 10 December 2016:

23 settlements in 5 municipalities of Rostov Region are remaining without electricity.

Activities planned for 10 December 2016:

Repair operations to be conducted, population to be informed about repair progress, aid to be provided.

More than 1,900 people, and 600 units of equipment, including more than 500 people and 130 units of equipment provided by the Emergencies Ministry are dealing with the cyclone aftermath.

Emergency situations over past 24 hours

Air-gas mixture explosion in Tver Region

An air-gas mixture explosion happened during welding in a plant producing heat-insulating materials in the settlement of Gorodnya, Konakovo District at 12:08 AM, 9 December 2016. There are injured.

54 people and 22 units of equipment, including 36 people and 12 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry dealt with the accident.

Emergency situations under control

Response to traffic accident in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area

As of 6 AM, 10 December 2016, 17 people, including 13 children remain in hospitals in the cities of Khanty-Mansiysk and Moscow.

Necessary medical aid is fully being provided to the children, medevac is not required.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 352 fires, including 270 fires in residential blocks. 110 people have been affected, 79 of them have been saved.

Supervision bodies of the Emergencies Ministry Directorates for constituent territories of the Russian Federation are taking preventive measures to reduce the number of man-caused fires.

Accidents on waterways

Rescue units have been dispatched to respond to 2 accident on waterways.

2 people have been affected.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 28 explosive devices.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 297 times to respond totraffic accidents.

354 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 203 of them have been saved.

Situation at the facilities controlled by Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions

There have been no accidents at the facilities controlled by Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions.

Paramedics of Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions have been dispatched to the facilities once.

Emergency psychological aid

Specialists of the Emergency Ministry psychological service have been involved in rendering emergency psychological aid to people affected by emergencies 10 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 23 occasions.