Summary of 09 July

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 09.07.2017

Cyclone in Siberia, Volga and Central areas 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 and in Khakassia, Kemerovo and Kostroma Regions since 8 July 2017.

One person was injured in Ulyanovsk Region.

In Volga area of Russia: 58 houses and 96 yards, 16 sections of motorways, one motorway bridge and pillars of 5 bridges are flooded; roof was damaged on a school gym and community center, roofs were partially damaged on 17 houses, more than 290 trees topped, 63 vehicles were damaged.

Roofs of houses and community center, as well as 4 sections of motorways were fully recovered, all fallen trees were sawn and removed.

Over the past 24 hours: meeting of the Emergency Response Commission headed by the Emergencies Minister was carried out to discuss repair operations and reconstruction of damaged social facilities, transport, power facilities and community services, provision of aid and support to the affected people, taking of necessary preventive efforts and compensations to the population, as well as provision of information about measures taken to mitigate the hurricane. Weather forecast is also being provided to the population.

As of 06:00 9 July 2017:

In Perm Territory 13 houses and 30 yards, 1 low level bridge are still flooded, 12 sections of motorways are still damaged, pillars of 5 bridges are washed away.

In Ulyanovsk Region 10 unregistered one-storey houses are damagede (cracked walls, power and gas supply was shut down), 1 section of a street roof of a social facility (sports gym of a school) are still damaged.

In Kostroma Region 37 yards and one low-level bridge are still flooded

Repairs in Khakassia and Kemerovo Region are concluded, power supply and windows of houses are fully restored in all buildings.

In PermTerritory, Ulyanovsk and Kstroma Regions repair operations are still underway, population’s requests are being processed, necessary aid is being provided. Damage assessment commission are working.

More than 14,600 people and 2,880 units of equipment, including 1,290 people and 165 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are involved in the relief operations.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 256 fires, including 180 fires in residential blocks. 38 people have been affected, 32 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 8 accidents on waterways.

10 people have been affected, 2 of them have been saved.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 426 explosive devices, including 16 aerial bombs.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 314 times to respond totraffic accidents.

424 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 282 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 twice.

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 8 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 0.01 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 9 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.

There are injured in Tula Region and Moscow.

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

As of 6 AM, 9 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;

In Chelyabinsk Region roofs of 8 social facilities are being repaired, roofs of 143 houses were fully repaired;

In KrasnodarTerritory roofs of 277 houses are being repaired.

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

All damaged houses have temporary roofing, repair operations are underway, population’s requests are being processed, necessary aid is being provided.

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, 9 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.

157 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’.

9,150.4 cubic meters of debris was removed, 75.445 km of dams was reinforced, assistance was provided to people on 1038 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, 9 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 in 9 settlements of 4 municipalities, 21 houses populated by 25 people, including 1 child, 257 near house territories, 94 gardening plots and 10 sections of motorways were flooded in Omsk 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, 9 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, 9 June 201752 people remain in temporary shelters.

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, the telephone hotline received 1,227 calls.

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 93 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

Meeting of the Governmental Emergency Response Commission headed by the Emergencies Minister was carried out to discuss additional protection of settlements, social facilities, transport, power facilities and communal services against fires and strict following to the legal acts and fire safety rules.

103 aircrafts, including 42 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry (249 flights, 870 discharges, 9,277 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 2,520 settlements (4 settlements over the past 24 hours).

Over the past 24 hours:

61 aircraft, including Emergency Ministry’s 2 Mil Mi-8 helicopters were used to regroup forces and monitor the situation in Kabansk District in Buryatia; Okinsky District of Irkutsk Region;

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Sakha (Yakutia). It made 5 flight, 5 rounds dropping 25 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Batamai, Kobyaysky District, Sakha (Yakutia)).

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. 

Power outages and accidents at facilities of housing and communal services

Over the past 24 hours there has been a disruption in cold water supply in Tosto District, Leningrad Region.

The disruption has been promptly repaired, normal functioning of the society has not been disturbed