Summary of 10 July

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 10.07.2017

Air-gas mixture explosion in house in Moscow Region

An air-gas mixture explosion, followed by a fire (2 sq.m. of fire put out) happened on a third storey, second block of a 5-storey, 3-block, panel house with gas supply in the settlement of Bashenka at 09:30 AM, 9 July 2017.

There are injured. 20 people were evacuated. Windows and doorways were damaged in two apartments on 3rd and 4th storeys, windows were shattered in a hall on 5th storey. Temporary shelter was established in a hotel.

Task groups of the Moscow Region Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry are working in cooperation with local authorities, fire and rescue units of the Moscow Region Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and other emergency services are working on site of the accident.

Struna mobile diagnostics complex was used to examine structural soundness of the building. Meeting of the Emergency Response Commission of Sergiev-Posad District was carried out to discuss accommodation and provision of aid to affected residents. The commission ruled out that the house is structurally sound and is adequate for habitation. Residents were allowed back into the house.

As of 06:00 AM 10 July 2017: all residents returned to their apartments, water, power and gas supply was fully restored. Communal services repaired all shattered windows and doors.

157 people and 35 units of equipment, including 118 people and 16 units of equipment provided by the Emergencies Ministry dealt with the accident.

Cyclone in Far Eastern, Volga and Central areas of Russia

A cyclone has been bringing in heavy rains, hail and winds up to 28 m/s in Amur and Nizhny Novgorod Regions since 9 July 2017 and in Khakassia, Kemerovo and Kostroma Regions since 8 July 2017.

Power outage has happened in 250 houses and 18 trees have been uprooted in the town of Blagoveshchensk, Amur Region due to wind gusting up to 28 m/s.

2 motorway bridges have been flooded, 3 settlements were cutoff (125 houses), one section of local motorway was washed in 2 municipalities out due to heavy rains on 9 July 2017. fire protection, medical and food supply was organized.

As of 06:00 AM, 10 July 2017:

In Amur Region power supply was fully restored, all fallen trees were sawn and cleared out.

In Nizhny Novgorod Region 2 motorway bridges are still flooded, 1 section of a local motorway (detour was organized) is still washed out in 2 municipalities.

According to the Russian Weather Service and the Antistikhia Center the cyclone will shift towards west of Khabarovsk Territory and Amur Region and continue its influence in the form of rains and wind gusting up to 22 m/s on 10 July 2017. No adverse weather is forecast in Nizhny Novgorod Region.

More than 110 people and 30 units of equipment, including 71 people and 15 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry are involved into relief operations

Provision of aid at Nashestviye-2017 rock music festival in Tver Region

The Nashestviye-2017 rock music festival near the settlement of Iskrino, Konakovo District, Tver Region took place from 7 to 9 July 2017.

Nearby roads to a tent camp, populated by more than 200,000 people, and parking lot with more than 16,000 cars on it got washed out due to heavy rains.

The Emergencies Ministry, local and federal executive authorities of Tver Region and local government organized round the clock operation of the EmergencyResponseCenter headed by the Head of the Tver Region Directorate of the Emergencies Ministry.

Aid was provided to get out stuck vehicles from mud (mobility impaired people, families with children and pregnant women were prioritized), on foot patrols around parking lots were organized, people were informed about complications on the way out. Owners of stuck cars were instructed on the situation. Medical aid for guests of the festival was organized.

50 all-terrain vehicles were engaged to unstuck vehicles from mud, 7 additional detour roads were organized, 20 buses were used to transport guests that didn’t own personal vehicles, 10 light stands were constructed. Evacuation was complicated by large amount of traffic on roads.

As of 06:00 AM, 10 July 2017: aid is being provided to participants and guests of the festival. More than 25,000 people were transported by buses, including 12 mobility impaired citizens, more than 8,000 cars were  successfully evacuated.

3,080 people and 174 units of equipment, including 180 people and 34 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry were involved into provision of safety of the festival.

Emergency situations over the past 24 hours

Traffic accident in Leningrad Region

A traffic accident involving a truck and a car happened on 98 kilometer mark of R-21 Kola Federal Motorway (70 km northwest of the town of Volkhov) in Volkhov District at 02:45 AM, 10 July 2017. There are injured.

35 people and 12 units of equipment, including 15 people and 5 units of equipment provided by the Emergencies Ministry were involved into mitigation of the accident.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 267 fires, including 210 fires in residential blocks. 71 people have been affected, 62 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 7 accidents on waterways.

7 people have been affected.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 4 explosive devices.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 257 times to respond totraffic accidents.

298 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 228 of them have been saved (extricated or saved from dangerous situations in other ways).

Emergency psychological aid

Specialists of the Emergency Ministry psychological service have been involved in rendering emergency psychological aid to people affected by emergencies 5 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 20 occasions.

Additional information

Air-gas mixture explosion in house in Kostroma Region

An air-gas explosion, not followed by a fire, happened on a first floor of a three block, brick house with gas supply, located at 1 Pushkina Street, the settlement of Miskovo, Kostroma District at 10:10 AM, 9 July 2017.

There is an injured. All residents (46 people) were evacuated.

Windows and doors were shattered in the explosion, one room divider was destroyed. Load-carrying structure is still intact.

Meeting of the Emergency Response Commission headed by the Governor of Kostroma Region was carried out.

Repair operations were concluded at 03:10 PM, 9 July 2017.

As of 06:00 AM, 10 July 2017: all residents returned back to their apartments, gas, water and power supply were fully restored.

162 people and 28 units of equipment, including 113 people and 14 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry were involved into relief operations.

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 3 km of the bank, diving crews made 78 dive and examined 10.451 sq. km of the lake bottom, aircrafts examined 211 sq. km, the side-scan sonar device and remote-control apparatus examined 6.41 sq. km.

Operations planned for 10 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.

08 July 2017. 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 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 266 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, 10 July 201755 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.

154 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’.

9,347.4 cubic meters of debris was removed, 75.445 km of dams was reinforced, assistance was provided to people on 1049 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.

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 6 AM, 10 July 2017: there are no flooded homes or yards. Nobody was evacuated.

75,261 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, 10 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, 10 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.

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.

84 aircrafts, including 29 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 2,523 settlements (3 settlements over the past 24 hours).

Over the past 24 hours:

59 aircraft, including Emergency Ministry’s 4 Mil Mi-8 helicopters were used to regroup forces and monitor the situation in Kabansk District in Buryatia; Kachug District of Irkutsk Region; Mogocha District of Transbaikalian Territory and Okha District, Sakhalin 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.