Summary of 11 July

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 11.07.2017

Fire in Moscow

A fire happened in a ground floor of a mall at Block 1, 163A Dmitrovskoye Avenue, Severny District, Northwestern Administrative Area at 05:39 PM, 10 July 2017.

There are injured. More than 3,000 people were evacuated from the RIO Mall, 4 people were rescued from a room by fire and rescue divisions.

At 09:31 PM, 10 July 2017 the fire was taken under control, at 11:26 PM, 10 July 2017 the fire was completely put out.

The Moscow Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s mobile lab measures atmospheric air for contaminants. There is no contamination in residential areas.

The information is being informed via media, federal and regional TV and radio, news web-sites, on the Moscow Directorate of the Emergencies Ministry web-site, terminals, SMS-messages.

404 people and 118 units of equipment and 3 helicopters among them, including 245 people and 69 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry were involved into firefighting operation.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 267 fires, including 185 fires in residential blocks. 56 people have been affected, 47 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.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 170 explosive devices, including 4 aerial bombs.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 278 times to respond totraffic accidents.

376 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 214 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 4 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 25 occasions.

Additional information

Volcanic ash discharge in Kamchatka Territory

A volcanic ash discharge from Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano to a height of 5,000 meters happened in Ust-Kamchatsk Municipal District at 04:08 AM, 11 July 2017. The ash tail shifts 60 km to southeast towards Kamchatka Gulf. There is no ash falling out in settlements, air traffic was not affected, there were no registered tourist groups near volcano.

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 8 sq. km, ground crew 2 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 11 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, 11 July 2017:

In Amur Region roofs of 3 social facilities are being repaired (school, community center, gym of a school);

In Khakassia roofs of 4 houses and 17 social facilities are being repaired (9 schools, 2 kindergartens, children sports school, library, museum, and 3 community centers), roofs of 2 houses and one social facility (school) were repaired;

In Chelyabinsk Region roofs of 8 social facilities are being repaired (5 schools, 2 kindergartens, post building), roofs of 143 houses were fully repaired;

In Nizhny Novgorod Region 3 motorway bridges in 2 municipalities are still flooded, one section of a local motorway is washed out (detour was organized);

In KrasnodarTerritory roofs of 266 houses are being repaired.

In Novgorod Region 36 yards are still flooded, there are no damaged road sections.

In Perm Territory there are no flooded houses, 3 yards, 1 low-level bridge, 12 sections of motorways (including 1 federal motorway, which has an alternate route) are still flooded, pillars of 5 bridges were washed out;

In Ulyanovsk Region 10 unregistered houses are still damaged, roof of one social facility (gym of a school) is damaged;

In Kostroma Region 21 yard and one low-level bridge are still flooded.

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

More than 6300 people and 199 units of equipment, including 216 people and 67 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, accommodating 437 people, including 101 children, 17 outhouses, 3 social facilities and a shop.

As of 6 AM, 11 July 201761 people remain in temporary shelters, while 376 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’.

9,497.8 cubic meters of debris was removed, 75.445 km of dams was reinforced, assistance was provided to people on 1055 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, 11 July 2017: there are no flooded homes or yards. Nobody was evacuated.

77,261 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, 11 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, 11 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.

Partial collapse of failing house in Krasnodar Territory

A collapse of a chimney and a part of a wall of a three-storey, two-block, wooden failing house, designated for imminent resettlement of its dwellers, located at 6 Vinogradnaya Street, Central District, Sochi, happened at 04:30 PM, 10 July 2017. There are injured.

35 people and 10 units of equipment, including 15 people and 3 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry were involved into relief operation.

Spring flooding in Russia

Sakha11 houses and 106 yards are flooded in 2 settlements of 1 municipality. 36 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.

93 aircrafts, including 38 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry (277 flights, 928 discharges, 9,567 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 2,531 settlements (8 settlements over the past 24 hours).

Over the past 24 hours:

58 aircraft, including Emergency Ministry’s 3 Mil Mi-8 helicopters were used to regroup forces and monitor the situation in Kobyaysky District, Buryatia and Kachug District, Irkutsk Region.

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Buryatia. It made 8 flights, 14 rounds dropping 70 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Tayozhny, Kabansk District, Buryatia).

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Sakha (Yakutia). It made 16 flights, 10 rounds dropping 50 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Batamai, Kobyaysky District, Sakha (Yakutia)).

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Sakhalin Region. It made 4 flights, 34 rounds dropping 170 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Tungor, Okha Urban Area, Sakhalin Region).

On 11 July 2017 it is planned to use an Ilyushin Il-76 plane of the Russian Emergencies Ministry to redeploy 102 people from Avialesokhrana from Irkutsk to Yakutsk ro regroup personnel and means engaged into firefighting in 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.