Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

16 February 2017 09:00

Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control


As of 06:00 AM, Moscow time, 16.02.2017

Over the past 24 hours the National Crisis Management Center of the Russian Emergencies Ministry organized work to ensure functioning of control bodies, managing their forces and facilities as part of crisis management system on all the levels of the Single State Disaster Management System.

Work was organized to put out 273 man-caused fires, find and defuse 33 explosive objects, including 1 aerial bomb, respond to 270 traffic accidents and provide psychological aid on 10 occasions.

Measures were taken to mitigate:

-          Fires: in a block of flats in Prikubansky District, Krasnodar; in a summer cottage in Sovetsky District, Buryatia;

-          A gas explosion in the city of Simferopol;

-          A traffic accident involving a turck and a bus in Kuzhchevka District, Krasnodar Territory.

Under control:

Since 15 February – traffic restriction on a section of A382 federal motorway between Dudinka and Alykel and closure of the airport in the city of Norilsk, Krasnoyarsk Territory for incoming flights;

Since 12 February – search operations at the crash site of a private helicopter in Turochak District, Altai Republic;

Since 9 February – traffic restriction for heavy haulers on the section of the Military Georgian Motorway between the city Vladikavkas and the settlement of Lars in North Ossetia Alania;

Since 28 January – assistance to Chile in fighting wildfires.

The information has been provided by the National Crisis Management Center of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry