Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

18 May 2017 08:00

Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control


As of 06:00 AM, Moscow time, 18.05.2017

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 316 man-caused fires, respond to 211 traffic accidents and 2 accidents on waterways, find and defuse 166 explosive objects, including 5 aerial bomb, provide psychological aid on 50 occasions.

Measures were taken to mitigate:

-          A light plane crash in Zemetchino District, Penza Region;

-          Fires: in a house in the town of Zelenodolsk, Tatarstan; in a single-floor workshop in the city of Kaliningrad;

-          Grounding of a vessel in Cherepovets District, Vologda Region.

Under control:

Since 17 May – response to a fire on a vessel in the Sea of Okhotsk, Kamchatka Territory;

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;

Monitoring of air in Moscow.

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