Summary of 05 October 2017


6:00 AM, Moscow time, 05.10.2017

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Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 337 fires, including 242 fires in residential blocks. 37 people have been affected, 26 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.

Protection of settlements and businesses against wildfires

61 aircraft, including 55 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are on standby to protect settlements, fight wildfires, run air reconnaissance and redeploy forces, (849 flights, 3,776 discharges, 32 million 231 thousand liters of water dropped on wildfires; 1,736 flights to monitor the situation and redeploy personnel and 6,479 people were transported). Ground and air teams have prevented the spread of fires to 3,696 settlements.

More than 870 people and 260 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are involved in protecting settlements, businesses and infrastructure against wildfires.

Accidents on waterways

Rescue units have been dispatched to respond to 4 accidents on waterways.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 120 explosive devices, including 4 aerial bombs.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 283 times to respond totraffic accidents.

368 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 208 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 not been dispatched to the facilities.

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 3 occasions.

Additional information

Crack in ceiling of house in Stavropol Territory

Cracks (up to 5 mm) were found at 7:45 PM Moscow time, 4 October 2017, in the ceilings of three flats on the first floor of a three-floor block of flats in Krasnogvardeiskaya Street 10A, the settlement of Andzhiyevsky, Mineralnye Vody District.

Nobody was hurt, no structures collapsed. 64 tenants, including 14 children, were evacuated as a precaution. A temporary shelter was deployed in Kristina hotel (70 beds).

Management bodies and forces of the Mineralnye Vody town section of the Stavropol Territory subsystem of the Single State Disaster Management System are on high alert.

Over the past 24 hours: meeting of the Mineralnye Vody urban District Disaster Management and Fire Safety Commission was held to discuss provision of the tenants with everything necessary and to determine an expert organization to run a technical examination and assess the structural soundness of the house.

Plans for 5 October 2017: Emergency Ministry’s Strela-P diagnosis complex is going to move out from the city of Rostov-on-Don to run a technical examination and assessment of structural soundness of the building.

46 people and 17 units of equipment, including 20 people and 7 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are involved in dealing with the incident.

Power outages and accidents at facilities of housing and utilities

Over the past 24 hours there were power outages in 4 districts in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and disruptions in cold water supple in Ust-Abakan District and Chernogorsk Urban District, Khakassia.

All disruptions have been promptly addressed to, normal functioning of the society was not disturbed.

Restoration of heat supply in the town of Troitsk, Chelyabinsk Region is under control, the repairs are planned to be finished at 8 PM Moscow time, 5 October 2017.

Humanitarian assistance to Cuba hit by hurricane Irma

Following the order of the Russian Government of 21 September 2017, the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations in conjunction with the Russian Federal State Reserves Agency has arranged a delivery of up to 1,200 tons of relief supplies (construction materials, power lines, power cables, power generators, food) by sea to Cuba.