Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

17 May 08:00

Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

NATIONAL CRISIS MANAGEMENT CENTER

As of 06:00 AM, Moscow time, 17.05.2017

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 329 man-caused fires, respond to 199 traffic accidents and 1 accident on waterways, find and defuse 80 explosive objects, including 2 aerial bomb, provide psychological aid on 25 occasions.

Measures were taken to mitigate:

-          A fire in a house in the settlement of Balyksa, Askiz Region, Khakassia.

Under control:

Since 16 May – response to a gas explosion in a block of flats in the city of Volgograd;

Protection of settlements and businesses against wildfires;

Spring flooding in the Russian Federation.

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