Summary of 14 December 2016


6:00 AM, Moscow time, 14.12.2016

Emergency situations over past 24 hours

Traffic accident in Saratov Region

The second car of a tram derailed and hit a tangent tower at Vishnyovaya station, 50 years of October avenue, Leninsky District of Saratov due to a break of the rigid hitch between the cars of the tram. According to All-Russian Disaster Medicine Center Zashchita the injured were taken to hospital No 1 in Saratov.

49 people and 16 units of equipment, including 10 people and 3 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, were involved in dealing with the accident.

Emergency situations under control

Response to traffic accident in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area

As of 6 AM, 14 December 2016, 16 people, including 13 children remain in hospitals in the cities of Khanty-Mansiysk and Moscow.

The injured are getting all necessary medical aid and no medical evacuation is required at the moment.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 377 fires, including 278 fires in residential blocks. 115 people have been affected, 80 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 1 accident on waterways.

1 person has been affected.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 129 explosive devices.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 293 times to respond totraffic accidents.

355 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 211 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 10 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 22 occasions.