6:00 AM, Moscow time, 13.03.2018
Cyclone in Dagestan
A cyclone bringing heavy snowfalls has been affecting Dagestan since 11 March 2018.
6 avalanches (between 300 and 35,000 cubic meters) have happened on 3 local roads in Rutul, Tlyarata and Tsunta Districts. Nobody was hurt and there are no damages. 10 settlements were cut off in Rutul District, while transport connection was damaged with 51 settlements in Tlyarata District. Critical infrastructure was not disturbed. Firefighters are protecting the settlements. There is a stock of medicines, food and fuel enough for 20 days. District road services are clearing the roads.
Power was cut off in 3 settlements in Rutul District. Restoration of power supply is planned to be started once the roads are clear.
Emergency operations center and task forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Dagestan Directorate are working in cooperation with the local government and other emergency services. The people are kept informed on the current situation and measures being taken.
Over the past 24 hours: 2 local roads were cleared in Tlyarata and Tsunta Districts.
As of 6 AM on 13 March 2018: 10 settlements remain cut off in Rutul District, the roads are continued to be cleared. The clearing is scheduled to be finished at 7 PM on 13 March 2018.
According to the Russian Weather Service and All-Russian Monitoring and Forecasting Center Antistikhia, the cyclone is going to keep on affecting Dagestan on 13 March, bringing in minor snowfalls.
More than 110 people and 26 units of equipment, including more than 70 people and 15 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are involved in dealing with the situation.
Emergency situations over past 24 hours
Derailment in Krasnoyarsk Territory
7 cars loaded with coal derailed at 5:40 PM on 12 March 2018 in Mansky District between Kamarchaga and Tayozhnoye stations (kilometer marker 4,175 of the Transsiberian Railway). 2 of the cars then capsized.
Nobody was hurt. More than 350 meters of tracks was damaged. 6 passenger trains (Krasnoyarsk – Severobaikalsk, Moscow – Vladivostok, Moscow – Ulan-Ude, Karabula – Krasnoyarsk, Abakan – Krasnoyarsk, Tynda - Kislovodsk) and one commuter train Krasnoyarsk – Zaozyornaya were delayed by between 2 and 11 hours.
Emergency operations center and task forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Krasnoyarsk Territory Directorate are working in cooperation with the local government and repair brigades of the Russian Railways.
The Russian Railways are informing the passengers and providing them with everything necessary, as well as keeping updated passengers stranded on stations.
Passenger train services were resumed at 5:14 Am on 13 March by reverse on the even track. Recovery operations are underway.
234 people and 8 units of equipment, including 25 people and 3 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are involved in the relief operations.
Emergency situations under control
Response to gas explosion in Krasnodar Territory
A gas explosion not followed by a fire happened at 10:20 AM on 10 March 2018 in a flat on the 5th floor of a 5-floor brick house at Slavyanskaya Street No 75 in the city of Krasnodar. There are victims.
The explosion damaged 3 flats, partially toppled reinforced concrete construction of the roof and ceilings, knocked out windows in three flats and in stairwell.
Search-and-rescue operation was finished at 6 PM on 10 March 2018. Power, water and heat supply was restored to most of the house.
There is a temporary shelter for evacuees deployed at the Kavkaz Hotel which is housing 8 people, the rest of the residents have left for relatives and friends. All residents are getting support, medical and psychological aid, with special attention being paid to children and elderly people. Social services are working.
An emergency operations center and task forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Krasnodar Territory Directorate are working in cooperation with the local government and other emergency services. Managing bodies and forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Krasnodar Territory Directorate and Krasnodar city section of the Krasnodar Territory subsystem of the Single State Disaster Management System are operating under the state of emergency.
The building was examined by Strela-P mobile diagnostic complex on 11 March. The examination revealed no defects to construction of 1-3 sections of the house.
The population are being kept informed on the measures being taken and current situation.
Over the past 24 hours:
The house was additionally assessed by specialists of OOO Stroitel, center of construction desighs. The assessment concluded that flats in 1-3 sections are fit to live in, while construction of the 4th and 5th floors of the 4th section are under the threat of collapse. The residents will be able to return to their flats, once repairs have been finished;
Parts of the roof and constructions of the 5th floor were removed;
80 cubic meters of debris was taken away to a special damp.
An emergency hot line received 1 call.
On 13 March, repairs and recovery operations are going to be continued, while the residents will keep on getting everything needed.
227 people and 67 units of equipment, including 93 people and 22 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are involved in dealing with the accident.
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.
Emergency help line (8-800-775-17-17) set up at the Emergency Ministry’s Center for Emergency Psychological Center received 8 calls.
Response to man-caused fires
Fire and rescue divisions have put out 283 fires, 201 of them in residential areas. 53 people have been affected, 29 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 1 accident.
1 person was affected.
Response by bomb disposal divisions
Bomb disposal divisions found and defused 3 explosive devices.
Traffic accident response
Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 137 times to respond totraffic accidents.
177 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 135 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 3 times.
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 4 occasions.