Summary of 08 March

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 08.03.2018

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.

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.

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 260 fires, 180 of them in residential areas. 84 people have been affected, 64 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.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 225 times to respond totraffic accidents.

271 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 176 of them have been saved (extricated or saved from dangerous situations in other ways).

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 has been provided on 5 occasions.