Update on house collapse in Izhevsk, Udmurtia as of 6 AM Moscow time

10 November 2017 06:10

Update on house collapse in Izhevsk, Udmurtia as of 6 AM Moscow time

As of 6 AM Moscow time, SAR efforts continue at house collapse scene in Izhevsk. There are victims.

Fire and rescue crews have evacuated the residents of the house. More than 200 people were saved.

There are 3 temporary shelters for evacuees (14 people are staying there, the rest refused from being placed in temporary shelters and went to stay with their friends and relatives). The shelters provide food, children’s care rooms and social services. Medical and psychological aid is provided to all of the evacuees, with special care being taken of children, bed-ridden patients and elderly citizens. An emergency line has been set up.

The town rescue services, airmobile teams of the Emergency Ministry’s Udmurtia, Bashkortostan and Perm Territory, rescuers of the Siberian and Volga Regional SAR Units with SAR dogs and rescue equipment are working. The SAR efforts are carried out in shifts round the clock. 725 cubic meters of debris has been taken away.

Emergency Ministry’s specialists with Struna mobile diagnostic complex are on their way to the scene to assess structural stability of the remaining part of the building.

The Izhevsk District Clinical Hospital is communicating with the All-Russian Emergency and Radiation Medicine Center in Saint Petersburg via video conferencing.

More than 1,000 people and 180 units of equipment, including more than 670 people and 100 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are involved in the SAR operation.

The Emergency Ministry’s Udmurtia Directorate has set up an emergency line for friends and relatives: 8 (3412) 51-45-50.

The telephone helpline of the Emergency Ministry’s Udmurtia Directorate: 8 (3412) 51-99-99.

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