Summary of 12 July

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 12.07.2017

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 262 fires, including 172 fires in residential blocks. 80 people have been affected, 69 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 12 accidents on waterways.

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

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 23explosive devices, including 4 aerial bombs.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 295 times to respond totraffic accidents.

391 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.

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 13 occasions.

Additional information

Medical evacuation from St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don

Following a request of the Health Ministry, an Emergency Ministry’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 carried out medical evacuation of 3 seriously-ill patients (including a child) from the city of Saint Petersburg to a hospital in Sebastopol and 3 seriously-ill children from the city of Rostov-on-Don to a hospital in Saint Petersburg on 11 July 2017. The patients did not get worse during the flight.

The Emergency Ministry’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 is planned to carry out medical evacuation of 3 seriously-ill children from Rostov-on-Don to a hospital in Saint Petersburg and Moscow on 12 July 2017.

Response to fire in Moscow

A fire started at a ground floor of a shopping mall at No 163A building 1 Dmitrovskoye Highway in Severny District of Northwestern Administrative District at 5:39 PM on 10 June 2017.

There are victims. More than 3,000 people were evacuated from RIO mall, fire and rescue divisions rescued 4 people from a blocked room.

The fire was contained within 1,000 sq. meters at 9:31 PM on 10 June 2017 and was put out at 11:26 PM.

404 people and 118 units of equipment with 3 aircraft among them, were involved in dealing with the fire, including 245 people and 69 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry.

Ash eruption in Kamchatka Territory

Krymsky volcano erupted ash to a height of up to 1,486 meters at 10:01 AM on 11 July 2017 in Yelizovo District. The plume of ash spread 91 km to the south in the Avachinsky Bay. No ash fallouts were registered in settlements, air services were not disrupted, no tourist groups were registered around the 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 4 km of the bank, diving crews made 2 dives 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 12 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 crew.

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 brought rains, hail and winds up to 28 m/s in Chelyabinsk Region from 29 to 30 June 2017; in Novgorod Region since 30 June; in Krasnodar Territory from 4 to 5 July; in Perm Territory and Ulyanovsk Region since 5 July; in Khakassia and Kostroma Region since 8 July; in Amur and Nizhny Novgorod Regions since 9 July; in Transbaikalian Territory since 10 July.

A meeting of the working group of the Government Disaster Management and Fire Safety Commission headed by the Emergency Minister was held on 8 July 2017 to discuss repairs and reconstruction of damaged facilities of social infrastructure, energy, housing and utilities, targeted aid and support to the affected people, necessary preventive steps and compensations, as well as keeping people updated on the measures being taken to mitigate the impact and on weather forecasts.

As of 6 AM, 12 July 2017:

Roofs are being repaired on 3 social facilities in Amur Region;

Roofs are being repaired on 4 houses and 17 social facilities, while they were repaired on 2 houses in Khakassia;

Roofs are being repaired on 8 social facilities, while they were repaired on 143 houses in Chelyabinsk Region;

3 car bridges remain flooded and a section of a local road was washed away (there is a bypass) in 2 municipalities in Nizhny Novgorod Region;

Roofs are being repaired on 257 houses in Krasnodar Territory;

21 yards remain flooded in Novgorod Region, there are no damaged roads;

2 yards and 1 low-level bridge remain flooded, 12 sections of roads are damaged (including a section on a federal motorway, there is a bypass) and 5 bridge pillars were washed away in Perm Territory;

10 unregistered detached single-floor houses and the roof on a social facility remain damaged in Ulyanovsk Region;

7 yards and a low-level bridge remain flooded in Kostroma Region;

4 houses and 6 yards remain flooded in one municipality in Transbaikalian Territory.

Temporary roofs were made on all damaged homes and social facilities, relief operations are ongoing and all necessary assistance is being provided to the people.

More than 630 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, 17 outhouses, 3 social facilities and a shop.

As of 6 AM, 12 July 2017: 61 people remain in temporary shelters, while 376 people are staying at their relatives and friends’.

All necessary aid is being provided.

42 years 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.

220 non-residential gardening properties remain flooded. 199 people were evacuated, 58 of them are staying in temporary shelters, 141 more are staying at their relatives and friends’.

7,960.4 cubic meters of debris was removed, 75.445 km of dams was reinforced, assistance was provided to people on 995 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 21 houses, 257 yards, 94 non-residential gardening properties and 10 sections of roads were flooded in 9 settlements in 4 municipalities of Omsk Region.

As of 6 AM, 12 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 Krasnoyarsk Territory 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 4 district of Krasnoyarsk Territory and 2 districts of Irkutsk Region.

As of 6 AM 12 July 2017: 139 people are staying in temporary shelters in Krasnoyarsk Territory.

595 people are staying at their relatives and friends’.

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 Stavropol Territory since 24 May 2017 following heavy and long rains.

As of 6 AM, 12 June 2017: 52 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

Sakha: 13 houses and 107 yards are flooded in 2 settlements of 1 municipality. 43 people have been evacuated from 1 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

Working group of the Government Disaster Management and Fire Safety Commission held a meeting on 8 July 2017 under the leadership of the Emergency Minister to discuss additional protection of settlements, social, transport, energy infrastructure, facilities of housing and utilities against wildfires and strict compliance with fire safety code in lands of different purpose.

87 aircrafts, including 42 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry (302 flights, 980 discharges, 9,827 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 2,548 settlements (17 settlements over the past 24 hours).

Over the past 24 hours:

An Emergency Ministry’s Ilyushin Il-76 plane transported from Irkutsk to Yakutsk 102 workers of Avialesookhrana to reinforce the team fighting fires in Sakha (Yakutia);

49 aircraft, including Emergency Ministry’s 4 Mil Mi-8 helicopters were used to regroup forces and monitor the situation in Kobyaisky District in Sakha (Yakutia), Okha District in Sakhalin Region, Krasny Chikoi District in Transbaikalian Territory and Kachug District in Irkutsk Region;

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Transbaikalian Territoiry. It made 7 flights, 16 rounds dropping 80 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Arkhangelskoye, Krasny Chikoi District);

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Buryatia. It made 4 flights, 15 rounds dropping 75 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Uzar, Dzhidinsky District);

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Sakha (Yakutia). It made 10 flights, 4 rounds dropping 20 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Batamai, Kobyaisky District);

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Sakhalin Region. It made 3 flights, 17 rounds dropping 85 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Tongur, Okha District);

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.