Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

16 March 2017 08:00

Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control


As of 06:00 AM, Moscow time, 16.03.2017

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 282 man-caused fires, respond to 195 traffic accidents and 1 accident on waterways, find and defuse 28 explosive objects, including 3 aerial bombs, provide psychological aid on 5 occasions.

Measures were taken to mitigate:

-          A traffic accident involving a truck and a car in the town of Kemerovo;

-          A traffic accident on a railway crossing involving a car and a passenger train in Kizlyar District, Dagestan;

-          A disruption in heat supply in the town of Saratov.

Under control:

Since 15 March – monitoring of air in the city of Omsk;

Since 15 March – traffic restriction on motorways in Taimyrsky District, Krasnoyarsk Territory;

Delivery of the 62nd humanitarian cargo to Donetsk and Luhansk regions in Ukraine;

Spring flooding in the Russian Federation.

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