Summary of 11 March


6:00 AM, Moscow time, 11.03.2018

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 over the past 24 hours

Gas explosion in Krasnodar Territory

A gas explosion, not followed by a fire, occurred on 5th storey of a 5-storey house, located at 75 Slavyanskaya Street, the city of Krasnodar at 10:20 AM, 10 March 2018.

There are injured.

3 apartments were damaged in the explosion, several reinforced-concrete structures and floordecks collapsed, windows got shattered in 3 apartments and flight of stairs. Power, water and heat supply in first, second and third blocks were not disrupted.

A temporary shelter for residents of fourth block of flats has been deployed at Kavkaz Hotel. 4 people, including 1 children are staying in the shelter, the rest are staying at their relatives’ and friends’. Social services are working with all the affected. Every resident of the building is being provided with necessary aid, medical and psychological support, special attention is given to the children and the elderly, the telephone Hotline has been established.

Rescue services of the city, airmobile team of the Southern Regional Search and Rescue Unit of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and other emergency services with rescue equipment are working on site. All search and rescue operations were concluded at 06:00PM, 10 March 2018.

Emergency Response Center and task groups of the Krasnodar Territory Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry are working in cooperation with local governments and other emergency services. The Krasnodar Territory Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry is working under the state of emergency.

An on-site meeting of the Emergency Response and Fire Safety Commission of Krasnodar Territory was held to discuss examining of the building, progress of relief operations, as well as full support of the affected people and compensations.

The Russian Emergencies Ministry’s aircraft are on standby for medevac of the injured to the specialized hospitals.

Specialists from the Rostov Region Directorate of the Rusian Emergencies Ministry have arrived to the scene with Strela-P diagnostics complex to examine structural soundness of the building.

The population is being updated on progress of relief operations.

As of 06:00 AM, 11 March 2018: 140 square meters of rubble were removed from the scene.

Activities planned for 11 March 2018: rubble will be continued to remove, residents of the unaffected blocks will be permitted to access their flats with the police escort to gather documents and necessities, the building will be examined with Strela-P diagnostics complex.

452 people and 106 units of equipment, including 318 people and 61 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry are dealing with the accident.

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 (60 consultations have already been held). 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 304 fires, including 250 of them in residential areas. 63 people have been affected, 38 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 bodies of water

Rescue divisions responded to 3 accidents.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 138 times to respond totraffic accidents.

180 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 121 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 1 accident 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 11 times. Psychological has been provided on 29 occasions.