6:00 AM, Moscow time, 06.06.2018
The Emergency Ministry’s managing forces and facilities of constant readiness are put on high alert between 25 May and 25 July 2018 to ensure response to and management of possible emergencies during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
International Exhibition - Integrated Safety and Security ISSE 2018
The International Exhibition - Integrated Safety and Security ISSE 2018 is taking place from 6 to 8 June 2018 at the Emergency Ministry’s Noginsk Rescue Center in the town of Nogisnk, Moscow Region.
More than 300 companies, over 150 representatives from more than 40 countries and 10 international organizations are planned to attend the ISSE 2018.
More than 730 people and 140 units of equipment, including 10 aircraft, provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are going to take part in a demonstration drill held during the Exhibition.
Cyclone in Central, Volga and Ural Federal Districts
A cyclone bringing in rains and wind gusting up to 20 m/s hit 5 regions of Russia (Chuvashia and Udmurtia, Penza, Sverdlovsk and Lipetsk Regions) on 5 June 2018.
Power outages occurred in 33 social facilities and roofs were damaged on 26 buildings in 115 settlements in 29 municipalities.
Power outages occurred in more than 2,400 houses in 7 settlements in 2 municipalities in Chuvashia. Roofs were partially damaged on 24 buildings.
Power outages occurred in more than 1,100 houses and 12 social facilities in 21 settlements in 9 municipalities in Udmurtia.
Power outages occurred in more than 9,600 houses and 20 social facilities in 78 settlements in 12 municipalities in Penza Region.
Power outages occurred in more than 2,000 houses in 8 settlements in 5 municipalities in Sverdlovsk Region.
Power outages occurred in 89 houses in the town of Lipetsk, Lipetsk Region.
In addition, gusts of wind partially damaged roofs on the Borskoye State Technical School (classes were not disrupted) in Samara Region and on a 5-floor block of flats in the town of Shakhunya, Nizhny Novgorod Region. Repairs are underway.
Emergency operations centers, task forces of the Emergency Ministry’s directorates, repair brigades of power grid companies and integrated teams are working in cooperation with local governments and other emergency services.
The population are kept updated via OKSION terminals and SMS messages.
All necessary steps are being taken to minimize the impact of the cyclone.
As of 6 AM on 6 June 2018: power supply was fully restored in Udmurtia, Penza, Sverdlovsk and Lipetsk Regions, 1,270 detached houses remain without power in the settlement of Alatyr, Chuvashia.
All the toppled trees were sawed off and removed. The damaged roofs are planned to be repaired.
According to the forecast of the Russian Weather Service and All-Russian Monitoring and Forecasting Center Antistikhia, the cyclone will keep on affecting Sverdlovsk Region on 6 June 2018 bringing in rains and winds gusting up to 25 m/s.
More than 400 people and 130 units of equipment, including 103 people and 29 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are dealing with the impact of the cyclone.
Emergency situations under control
Spring floods in Russia
Spring floods are developing in accordance with the forecast, 163 farmlands, 10 low-level bridges and 4 sections of roads remain flooded in 8 settlements in 8 regions of Far East, Siberia, Ural, Volga area, northwestern and central Russia.
20 settlements (Sverdlovsk Region) have become cut off due to flooded bridges and roads. There are 8 boat crossings. Normal functioning of the society has not been disturbed, all the cut-off areas have firemen.
Joint task forces of the Emergency Ministry are working in cooperation with local governments. There are no flooded businesses.
More than 430 people and 100 units of equipment, with 34 boats among them, including 100 people and 38 units of equipment, with 11 boats among them, provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are dealing with the floods.
Response to man-caused fires
Fire and rescue divisions have put out 302 fires, 217 of them in residential areas. 83 people have been affected, 76 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 6 accidents.
6 people were affected, 1 of them was rescued.
Response by bomb disposal divisions
Bomb disposal divisions found 23 explosive devices.
Traffic accident response
Fire and rescue teams were deployed 211 times to respond totraffic accidents. 254 people were injured, 144 of them were saved (extricated or saved from dangerous situations in other ways).
Situation at the facilities controlled by Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions
There were no accidents at the facilities controlled by Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions. Medical workers were dispatched 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 support was provided on 43 occasions.