Summary of 15 July

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 15.07.2017

Cyclones in Far Eastern, Siberian, and Central parts of Russia

Atmospheric fronts brought in rains and winds up to 20 m/s on 14 July 2017 in Far Eastern, Siberian and Central parts of Russia. Nobody was hurt.

In Sakha (Yakutia): runway of an airport in the town of Olekminsk got washed out due to heavy rains. Rains have stopped, there are no canceled flights, flights of local air companies for 15 and 16 July 2017 are planned as per normal, passengers are being informed about the runway condition. 8 km of motorway leading to a bridge through Kuydusun River got washed out in Oymyakon District. Light vehicles traffic was restricted. Detour was organized. Normal functioning of society was not disrupted. Fire protection was organized, all settlements have reserves of food, medicine and petroleum products for 40 days.

In Irkutsk Region: runway of an airport in the town of Bodaibo got washed out due to heavy rains. Rains have stopped, 11 flights were canceled (466 passengers were accommodated in 5 hotels, air companies inform the passengers and provide everything necessary), it is planned to resume flights on 15 and 16 July 2017.

In Ryazan Region: power was temporarily knocked out 52 settlements in 6 settlements due to hurricane.

In Moscow Region: 20 gardening houses and 92 yards were flooded in Ruza Urban Area in Beryozy and Tonus Gardening Communities and in the Otdykh Gardening Community located in Mozhaisk District due to heavy precipitations. Temporary shelter was organized, additional transport was engaged into transportation of residents that live in gardening houses during summer, as well as transportation of their belongings to their permanent residences. The situation has stabilized, the stream canal of Yelets River was cleared out, territories were cleared out and water was pumped out.

In Moscow:Rain water accumulated in low-lying sections of roads

As of 6 AM, 15 July 2017:

Airports in Olekminsk District, Sakha (Yakutia) and Bodaibo District in Irkutesk Region operate as per normal;

Power supply is still disrupted in 11 settlements in 4 municipalities in Ryazan Region;

There are no flooded houses or yards in Moscow Region;

There are no traffic disruptions in Moscow, all airports operate normally, railway and car traffic operate normally.

According to the Russian Weather Service and the Antistikhia Center atmospheric fronts will continue their influence on Central, Northwestern, Siberian and Far Eastern areas of Russia in the form of precipitations and wind gusts up to 20 m/s.

Managing bodies and personnel of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s Directorates in Sakha (Yakutia), Ryazan and Moscow Regions, territorial subsystem of Ryazan SSDMS, 3 branches of territorial subsystem of Sakha (Yakutia) SSDMS, 2 branches of territorial subsystem of Moscow Region SSDMS are on standby.

More than 1,300 people and 200 units of equipment, including more than 600 people and 100 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry were involved into relief operations.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 262 fires, including 179 fires in residential blocks. 43 people have been affected, 33 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 16 accidents on waterways.

12 people have been affected, one of them has been saved.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 183 explosive devices, including 7 aerial bombs.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 290 times to respond totraffic accidents.

390 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 255 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 6 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 18 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, ground crew examined 5 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 15 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

The meetings of the working group of the Government Disaster Management and Fire Safety Commission headed by the Emergency Minister was held on 8 July 2017 and 12 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, 15 July 2017:

Roofs are being repaired on 2 social facilities in Amur Region, while 2 roofs were repaired;

Roofs are being repaired on 4 houses and 13 social facilities, while they were repaired on 2 houses and 1 social facility in Khakassia;

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

There are no flooded yards, damaged motorway sections in Nizhny Novgorod Region;

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

9 motorway sections are damaged and pillars of 7 bridges are washed out in PermTerritory;

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. Assessment efforts and expert opinion are planned to be given on 25 July 2017.

There are no flooded low-level bridges Kostroma Region;

Ther are no flooded yards in TransbaikalianTerritory;

3 roofs of houses are being repaired in MaritimeTerritory;

There are no flooded houses and social facilities in KamchatkaTerritory, power supply was fully restored;

5 sections of motorway between the settlements of Ustye and Lesozavod are still flooded (total length of 15-20km), there are no cut off settlements, all-terrain vehicles still can reach the settlement of Lesozavod, boat crossing and fire protection and medical supply were organized.

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, 15 July 201751 people remain in temporary shelters, while 386 people are staying at their relatives and friends’.

All necessary aid is being provided.

42 yards 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 15 July 2017:

16 new houses are being built in Buryatia. The Government of Buryatia has ruled out to provide 4 families with subsidies for purchasing of new homes;

68-apartment building is being restored in the town of Sayansk, Irkutsk Region. 31 families were granted payments for purchasing of new homes, necessary documents are being drafted to grant payments to 119 more families.

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 281 settlements in 5 municipalities, road communication with 7 settlements was disrupted in one municipality in Tyumen Region.

114 non-residential gardening plots are still flooded.

158 people were evacuated, 51 of them are staying in temporary shelters, 107 more are staying at their relatives and friends’.

10,216.4 cubic meters of debris was removed, 75.445 km of dams was reinforced, assistance was provided to people on 1,081 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 15 July 2017: 141 people are staying in temporary shelters in Krasnoyarsk Territory. 593 people are staying at their relatives’.

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.

Building of new houses and restoration of affected ones continue in the area.

As of 06:00 AM, 15 July 2017:

41 single-family houses, one apartment house are being built in Krasnoyarsk Territory (it is planned to provide 60 families with housing), it is planned to purchase 24 apartments on a secondary market and 12 apartments in a house under construction, some families are going to be resettled to 13 municipal houses for further social rent;

Documents are being drafted to grant payments to 52 families for purchasing of housing in Irkutsk Region.

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, 15 June 201747 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.

102 aircrafts, including 33 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry (332 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 2,585 settlements (12 settlements over the past 24 hours).

Over the past 24 hours:

73 aircraft, including 4 Emergency Ministry’s Mil Mi-8 helicopters, were used to regroup forces and monitor the situation in Irkutsk District, Irkutsk Region, Pribaikalsky and Dzhidinsky Districts of Buryatia, Gus-Khrustalny District of Vladimir Region.

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.