Summary of 07 March


6:00 AM, Moscow time, 07.03.2018

Emergency Ministry’s managing bodies and forces of constant readiness are on high alert from 9 AM on 7 March to 9 AM on 12 March 2018 to be ready to respond to any emergency situations and accidents that are possible in working days, at the weekend and during non-working holidays.

Emergency situations under control

Plane crash in Moscow Region

An Antonov An-148 plane travelling from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport to Orsk crashed at 2:28 PM on 11 February 2018, in Ramenskoye District. The plane was carrying 71 people, including 65 passengers and 6 crew members.

The rescue operation was finished at 12:30 AM on 12 February 2018 and the search operation on 18 February 2018 (50 ha was examined).

The Emergency Ministry’s National Crisis Management Center, Central Regional Center, Directorates in Moscow Region, Nizhny Novgorod Region and Orenburg Region, Tsentrospas team, Leader Center, Ruza Control Unit and Noginsk Rescue Center were operating under the state of emergency.

Interagency emergency operations centers continue working to help families of the victims, to deliver the bodies to places of burial, including those located abroad and to hold funerals. Consulting centers were set up to explain to victims’ relatives about compensations and insurance payouts. Budgets of regions and municipalities and insurance company are paying compensations and insurances to families of the killed.

Emergency help line (8-800-775-17-17) set up at the Emergency Ministry’s Center for Emergency Psychological Center received 2 calls.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 280 fires, 207 of them in residential areas. 71 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.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions found and defused 3 explosive devices.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 216 times to respond totraffic accidents.

261 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 172 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 4 times. Psychological has been provided on 9 occasions.