Summary of 14 July

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 14.07.2017

Cyclones in Siberian, Northwestern and Central parts of Russia

Atmospheric fronts brought in rains and winds up to 15 m/s on 12 July 2017 in Siberian, Northwestern and Central parts of Russia. Nobody was hurt.

In Maritime Territory: power was knocked out in 7 settlements of 2 municipalities. Strong winds partially damaged roofs of 3 houses. Repair operations are underway.

In Kamchatka Territory: heavy precipitations flooded one house, one diesel power plane (it was preventively shut down) and a water tower. Power was knocked out in one settlement and 2 social facilities. Delivery of fresh water was organized, people are being informed. Water level has stabilized.

In Krasnoyarsk Territory: power was knocked ou in 3 settlements of 2 municipalities.

In Vologda Region: water level in the KubinaRiver has risen, which lead to flooding of 5 sections of motorway between the settlements of Ustye and Lesozavod. No settlements were cutoff, the settlements of Lesozavod can be reach on all-terrain vehicles, boat crossing was organized, as well as fire protection and medical supply. Round the clock monitoring is being carried out, water level stabilizes.

In Voronezh: 10 trees and one billboard were topped, 2 vehicles were damaged. Rain water accumulated in low-lying sections of roads, jamming t he roads. Water successfully drained, there are no flooded streets.

Task forces, repairs and complex brigades are working in cooperation with local governments and other emergency services.

The population are being informed on what they should do in such situation via TV and radio channels, OKSION terminals, text messages sent by cellular operators.

All necessary preventive steps were planned and are being taken to mitigate the impact.

Airmobile teams of Emergency Ministry directorates in 22 regions, of Nogisnk, Tula and NevaRescueCenters, the LeaderCenter and Tsentrospas Team are on standby to respond to possible crisis situations.

As of 6 AM, 14 July 2017: power supply was fully restored, excluding one settlement in KamchatkaTerritory, all fallen trees were sawn and removed. Damage assessment commissions are examining roofs in MaritimeTerritory. There are still flooded areas in KamchatkaTerritory and Vologda Region.

According to the Russian Weather Service and Antistikhia All-Russian Monitoring and ForecastingCenter, the atmospheric front will stay in Central and Northwestern parts of Russian and in Volga area on 13 June 2017, bringing in rains and winds up to 18 m/s.

More than 330 people and 60 units of equipment, including more than 100 people and 20 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are involved in the relief operations.

Emergency situations over the past 24 hours

Traffic accident in Tula Region

A traffic accident involving three cars and two trucks happened in Plavsk District on 258 kilometer mark of M-2 Krym Federal Motorway, 1 km west of the settlement of Molochnye Dvory at 10:40, 13 July 2017. There are Injured.

29 people and 11 units of equipment, including 11 people and 3 units of equipment provided by the Emergencies Ministry were involved into relief operation.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 278 fires, including 194 fires in residential blocks. 60 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 9 accidents on waterways.

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

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 130 explosive devices, including 9 aerial bombs.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 285 times to respond totraffic accidents.

342 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 251 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 3 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 8 occasions.

Additional information

Flooding of motorway bridge in Nizhny Novgorod Region

A motorway bridge has been flooded due to heavy precipitation and risen water level in the Kerzhenets river in Semyonov Urban Area. Traffic to a recreation camp was disrupted (detour was established).

Operation of a camp was not disrupted, the camp has stored foodstuffs and necessary medicine. The police post was deployed, boat crossing was organized, round the clock monitoring of water level is being carried out.

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, ground crew examined 6 km of the bank (136 km in all), boats examined 8 sq. km (in all, diving crews made 80 dives and examined 10.461 sq. km of the lake bottom, aircrafts examined 10,461 sq. km, the side-scan sonar device and remote-control apparatus examined 6.41 sq. km.

Operations planned for 14 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.

Over the past 24 hours working group of the Government Disaster Management and Fire Safety Commission has held a meeting in the settlement of Krestsy, Novgorod Region led by Minister of Emergency Situations to discuss relief operations.

As of 6 AM, 14 July 2017:

Roofs are being repaired on 2 social facilities (school, recreation center) in Amur Region, while 2 roofs were repaired (Amur Region squad 2 of the Federal Fire Service, school gym);

Roofs are being repaired on 4 houses and 13 social facilities (7 schools, 2 kindergartens, children’s sports school, museum and 2 recreation centers), while they were repaired on 2 houses and 1 social facility in Khakassia;

Roofs are being repaired on 8 social facilities (5 schools, 2 kindergartens, post office), while they were repaired on 143 houses in Chelyabinsk Region;

5 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 250 houses and 7 social facilities in KrasnodarTerritory, while they were repaired on 31 houses;

10 unregistered detached single-floor houses (cracks in walls, subsidence of foundations, no power or gas supply) remain damaged in Ulyanovsk Region. Employees of the All-Russian Institute for Research of Civil Defense and Emergencies Situations of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia with an upgraded diagnostics complex are to arrive to Ulyanovsk on 14 July 2017 to examine if the houses are suitable for further exploitation.

1 low-level bridge remains flooded in Kostroma Region;

7 yards remain flooded in one municipality in TransbaikalianTerritory.

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 (20 houses, 8 outhouses in 1 settlement in Buryatia; 84 houses, 9 outhouses, 3 social facilities and a shop in Irkutsk Region).

As of 6 AM, 14 July 201759 people remain in temporary shelters, while 378 people are staying at their relatives and friends’.

All necessary aid is being provided.

42 years were cleared 20 years in Buryatia, 8 yards in Alarsky District, 7 yards in Zalari District, 7 yards in Zima District in Irkutsk Region, 42 yards were fenced off (20 yards in Pribaikalsky District in Buryatia, 8 yards in Alarsky District, 7 yards in Zalari District, 7 yards in Zima District in Irkutsk Region), 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.

As of 06:00 14 July 2017:

Construction of new houses and restoration of affected ones continues in Buryatia and Irkutsk Region.

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 Region

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.

160 people were evacuated, 53 of them are staying in temporary shelters, 107 more are staying at their relatives and friends’.

10,036.8 cubic meters of debris was removed, 75.445 km of dams was reinforced, assistance was provided to people on 1,075 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.

1,196 people and 318 units of equipment, with 84 boats among them are involved in the relief operations, including 733 people and 135 units of equipment, with 59 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 (138 detached houses and 6 businesses in 5 settlements in Krasnoyarsk Territory; 41 houses and 21 non-residential buildings in 5 settlements in Irkutsk Region).

As of 6 AM 14 July 2017: 139 people are staying in temporary shelters in KrasnoyarskTerritory.

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 StavropolTerritory since 24 May 2017 following heavy and long rains.

As of 6 AM, 14June 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.

The damage assessment commissions declared 484 houses unsuitable for further habitation. People that lost their houses will receive State Housing Certificates to provide in purchasing of new homes.

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

Sakha17 houses and 102 yards are flooded in 2 settlements of 1 municipality. 50 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.

92 aircrafts, including 31 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry (322 flights, 994 discharges, 9,897 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 2,573 settlements (11 settlements over the past 24 hours).

Over the past 24 hours:

64 aircraft, including 3 Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopters, were used to regroup forces and monitor the situation in Krasny Chikoi District in TransbaikalianTerritory and Kabansk District in Buryatia;

An Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter was deployed to fight fires in Sakha (Yakutia). It made 12 flights, 4 rounds dropping 20 thousand liters of water (prevented spread of fires to the settlement of Batamai, Kobyaisky District (51 houses);

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.