Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

06 August 08:00

Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

NATIONAL CRISIS MANAGEMENT CENTER

As of 06:00 AM, Moscow time, 06.08.2017

Over the past 24 hours the NationalCrisisManagementCenter 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 268 man-caused fires, respond to 305 traffic accidents and 17 accidents on waterways, find and defuse 252 explosive devices, including 7 aerial bombs, provide psychological aid on 11 occasions.

Measures were taken to mitigate:

-                Fire on a second storey of an administration-living building in the town of Krasnodar;

-                Traffic accident involving an ambulance car and a car in Lefortovo District, Moscow;

-                Smoking in a mine in Tandiysky District, Tuva;

-                Collapse of roofing in an abandoned builing in YemelyanovoAirport, Yemelyanovo District, KrasnoyarskTerritory;

-                Power outage in Crimea.

Under control:

Since 5 August – response to a cyclone in Volga and Northwestern areas of Russia;

Since 4 August – relief operations at a mine in the town of Mirny, Sakha (Yakutia);

Since 19 June – search and rescue operation on LakeLadoga in Karelia;

Response to cyclones in Russia;

Protection of settlements and businesses against wildfires.

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