Summary of 08 July

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 07.07.2017

Cyclone in Volga area of Russia

A cyclone has been bringing in heavy rains and winds up to 24 m/s in Tatarstan, Udmurtia, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod and Ulyanovsk Regions since 5 July 2017.

One person was injured in Ulyanovsk Region.

Power supply was partially knocked out in 70 municipalities, 487 settlements, years of 32 detached houses, 32 houses and near house territories were flooded, 2 sections of roads were flooded, roof was damaged on a school gym, roofs were partially damaged on 17 houses, more than 290 trees topped, 63 vehicles were damaged.

Power supply, roofs of houses and social facilities were fully restored, all fallen trees were sawn and cleared out.

As of 06:00 8 July 2017:

In Perm Territory 26 houses and 64 yards, 1 low level bridge are still flooded, 14 sections of motorways are still damaged (including one section of a federal motorway), pillars of 5 bridges are washed away.

In Ulyanovsk Region 1 section of a motorway is still damaged.

Population’s requests are being processed, necessary aid is being provided. Damage assessment commission are working, including assessing the damage done to agricultural lands.

According to Russian Weather Service (Rosgidromet) and the AntistikhiaCenter forecast the cyclone will continue influencing Tatarstan bringing rains and wind gusting up to 18 m/s.

More than 14,300 people and 2,860 units of equipment, including 1,030 people and 150 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are involved in the relief operations.

Emergency situations over past 24 hours

Light plane crash in Tambov Region

A light plane crash happened near the town of Tambov at 08:10 PM, 7 July 2017.

There is one injured, the fire was put out, there are no victims or destruction on the ground. Investigative operations are underway.

77 people and 23 units of equipment, including 34 people and 11 units of equipment provided by the Emergencies Ministry mitigated the accident.

Traffic accident in Bashkortostan

A traffic accident involving a car and a truck has occurred on the 196 kilometer mark of the R-316 Regional Motorway between the towns of Sterlitamak and Magnitogorsk 4 km west of the settlement of Ulu-Yelga at 10:55 PM, 06 July 2017.

There are injured.

21 people and 7 units of equipment, including 8 people and 2 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry dealt with the accident.

Emergency situations under control

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 270 fires, including 187 fires in residential blocks. 56 people have been affected, 40 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 13 accidents on waterways.

14 people have been affected, 3 of them have been saved.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 162 explosive devices, including 2 aerial bombs.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 276 times to respond totraffic accidents.

361 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 234 of them have been saved (extricated or saved from dangerous situations in other ways).

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.

Explosion of air-gas mixture in mine in Krasnoyarsk Territory

Air-gas mixture explosion happened in the Zapolyarny Mine in the town of Norilsk, Taimyr District, KrasnoyarskTerritory at 08:09 AM, 7 July 2017. There are injured. 161 people were evacuated. Search and rescue operations are concluded, currently mine is put on hold. Investigative operations are underway.

Emergency psychological aid

Specialists of the Emergency Ministry psychological service have been involved in rendering emergency psychological aid to people affected by emergencies 3 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 4 occasions.

Additional information

Search-and-rescue operation on Lake Ladoga in Karelia

A motorboat with 5 teenagers aboard tipped over at 9:20 PM on 19 June 2017, in Lake Ladoga 7 km southeast of the settlement of Impilakhti, Pitkyaranta District, 100 m off the bank. 2 of the teenagers were saved, 3 are still unaccounted for.

Over the past 24 hours, boats examined 4 sq. km, ground crew 5 km of the bank, diving crews made 1 dive and examined 0.07 sq. km of the lake bottom, aircrafts examined 1 sq. km, the side-scan sonar device and remote-control apparatus examined 6.41 sq. km.

Operations planned for 8 July 2017: SAR operation will be continued involving aircraft, boats, divers with special equipment and a remote-controlled apparatus with a side-scan sonar device and the ground team.

130 people (including 3 divers) and 34 units of equipment with an aircraft and 12 boats among them, including 53 people and 10 units of equipment with 3 boats among them, provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are involved in the SAR operation.

Response to cyclones in Russia

Atmospheric fronts bringing in rains, hail and winds up to 24 m/s affected Khakassia, Altai and Krasnoyarsk Territories, Kemerovo, Magadan Regions and Jewish Autonomous Region between 19 and 23 June 2017, Khakassia and Ingushetia, Krasnodar Territory, Rostov and Chelyabinsk Regions between 29 and 30 June 2017 and Moscow, Tula, Lipetsk, Kaluga, Vladimir, Ryazan, Novgorod Regions, the cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg since 30 June 2017. According to ZashchitaAll-RussianDisasterMedicineCenter there are victims.

24 people were injured in Moscow and Tula Regions, 16 of them were hospitalized, 6 people received ambulatory care.

Power supply was fully restored, all the fallen trees were sawn and removed.

As of 6 AM, 8 July 2017:

In Khakassia roofs of 4 houses and 17 social facilities are being repaired, roofs of 2 houses and one social facility (school) were repaired (roof of one social facility was repaired over the past 24 hours);

In Chelyabinsk Region roofs of 8 social facilities are being repaired, roofs of 143 houses were fully repaired (no changes over the past 24 hours);

In KrasnodarTerritory roofs of 302 houses and 7 social facilities are being repaired. All houses and social facilities have temporary roofings.

In Novgorod Region 54 houses are still flooded, there are no damaged road sections, repair operations are underway.

More than 520 people and 169 units of equipment, including 145 people and 52 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are involved in dealing with the impact.

Wildfires in Buryatia and Irkutsk Region

Wildfires spread to houses and outhouses on 28 April 2017, in 8 settlements of 3 municipalities in Irkutsk Region and 1 settlement in Buryatia because of hot weather and high winds gusting up to over 20 m/s.

Assessment commissions established that the fires destroyed 104 detached houses, 17 outhouses, 3 social facilities and a shop.

As of 6 AM, 8 July 201756 people remain in temporary shelters, while 381 people are staying at their relatives and friends’.

All necessary aid is being provided.

42 yards were cleared, soil was reclaimed, assistance was provided in cultivating more than 1,000 sq. m land intended for vegetable patches, 570 cubic meters of soil was restored and 51 cubic meters of debris was removed between 29 April and 24 May 2017.

More than 6,700 people and 2,200 units of equipment with 20 aircraft among them, were involved in dealing with the wildfires, including more than 1,300 people and 450 units of equipment with 11 aircraft among them provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry.

Response to flooding in Tyumen and Omsk Regions

Water levels in rivers have been rising since 30 April 2017 following melting of snow, flow of melt water into rivers and heavy rains.

Assessment commissions established that 167 houses and yards, 7,146 non-residential gardening properties, 11 low-level bridges and 7 sections of roads were flooded in 21 settlements in 4 municipalities, road communication with 7 settlements was disrupted in one municipality in Tyumen Region.

159 non-residential gardening properties remain flooded. 198 people were evacuated, 57 of them are staying in temporary shelters, 141 more are staying at their relatives and friends’.

8,840.4 cubic meters of debris was removed, 75.445 km of dams was reinforced, assistance was provided to people on 1031 occasions; 1,813.5 cubic meters of water was pumped out of houses, 213,504 cubic meters of earth was dumped, 193 yards, 32.2 km of roads were cleared. Commissions continue assessing the damage and amount of restoration needed.

As of 6 AM, 8 July 2017: there are no flooded homes or yards. Nobody was evacuated.

1,813.5 cubic meters of water was pumped out, 193 yards, 32.2 kilometers of roads were cleared, 8,425.4 cubic meters of debris was removed, 213,504 tons of earth was dumped, 33,110 sandbags were put, 75,445 meters of dams was reinforced; assistance was provided on 1022 occasions. Commissions continue assessing the damage and amount of restoration needed.

Assessment commissions established that 21 houses, 257 near house territories, 94 gardening plots and 10 sections of motorways were flooded in Tyumen Region.

As of 06:00 AM 07 July 2017: there are no flooded houses and near-house territories. Nobody was evacuated.

73,261 cubic meters of water was pumped out, 102 yards, 605 meters of roads were cleared, 342.3 cubic meters of debris was removed, 20,988 tons of earth was dumped, 33,110 sandbags were put, 2,791 meters of dams was reinforced; assistance was provided on 629 occasions. Commissions continue assessing the damage and amount of restoration needed.

1,073 people and 303 units of equipment, with 60 boats among them are involved in the relief operations, including 568 people and 108 units of equipment, with 35 boats among them, provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry.

Wildfires in Krasnoyarsk Territory and Irkutsk Region

Wildfires spread to houses, outhouses and timber enterprises on 24 May 2017, in 4 districts of KrasnoyarskTerritory and 2 districts of Irkutsk Region due to hot weather, high winds gusting up to 25 m/s and grassland fires.

Assessment commissions established that the fires destroyed 179 houses, 6 businesses and 21 non-residential buildings in 10 settlements in 4district of Krasnoyarsk Territory and 2 districts of Irkutsk Region.

As of 06:00 AM, 8 July 2017: 139 people remain in temporary shelters. 595 people are staying at their relatives’.

159 yards were cleared, soil was reclaimed, more than 20 tons of relief goods were distributed, assistance provided in cultivating more than 4,000 sq. m of lands intended for vegetable patches, 3,270 cubic meters of soil was restored, 43,000 sq. meters of gravel roads was restored, 400 cubic meters of debris was removed from 24 May to 15 June 2017.

More than 770 people and 150 units of equipment with 3 fire trains among them were involved in the relief operations, including 341 people and 70 units of equipment with 7 aircraft among them, provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry.

Response to flooding in Stavropol Territory

Assessment commissions have established that 3,513 houses and 4,295 yards, 3 sections of motorways 35 km in length and 5,000 ha of agricultural lands were flooded in 29 settlements in 13 municipalities of StavropolTerritory since 24 May 2017 following heavy and long rains.

As of 6 AM, 8 June 201752 people remain in temporary shelters.

24 temporary shelters are operational that provide food, medical, legal, psychological aid and information, free access to the Internet and communications.

4,918 cubic meters of debris was removed, water was pumped out of 2,091 yards, 2,828 yards and 183.7 km of roads were cleared. Gas, water and power supply was restored to 100% of flooded houses.

The people are being informed about the progress of relief operations and payment of compensations via local mass media, mobile loudspeakers and information stands.

Psychological aid was provided on 808 occasions.

633 people and 163 units of equipment and 5 boats are involved in the relief operations, including 254 people and 40 units of equipment, 3 boats and 1 helicopter provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry.

Spring flooding in Russia

Sakha5 houses and 87 yards are flooded in 2 settlements of 1 municipality. 19 people have been evacuated from 2 settlement in 1 municipality. All of them are staying at their relatives’.

Emergency operations center and task forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Sakha Directorate are working. 251 people and 112 units of equipment (61 boats) are involved in the relief operations, including 15 people and 5 units (3 boats) of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry.

Protection of settlements and businesses against wildfires

115 aircrafts, including 40 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry (244 flights, 865 discharges, 9,252 thousand liters of water dropped) are working to protect settlements and businesses against wildfires, to monitor the situation, regroup forces. Ground and air teams have prevented the spread of fires to 2,578 settlements.

Over the past 24 hours:

79 aircraft, including Emergency Ministry’s 4 Mil Mi-8 helicopters were used to regroup forces and monitor the situation in Kabansk District in Buryatia; Sretensk, Krasny Chikoi, Chernyshevsk, Balei, Khilok, Aksha and Districts of Transbaikalian Territory and Todzhinsky District, Tuva;

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in TransbaikalianTerritory. It made 1 flight, 6 rounds dropping 320 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Zhiriken, Chernyshevsk District, TransbaikalianTerritory).

The situation is under constant satellite and air monitoring, development of the most dangers fires is being modelled, UAVs are being actively used. Residential blocks and woods are being patrolled, the people are being kept updated on the situation and steps taken.

More than 135 thousand people and 28 thousand units of equipment are involved in fighting wildfires and ensuring fire safety.