Update on house collapse in Izhevsk, Udmurtia as of 9 PM Moscow time

10 November 2017 21:10

Update on house collapse in Izhevsk, Udmurtia as of 9 PM Moscow time

As of 9 PM 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.

Izhevsk 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.

Specialists of the Emergency Ministry’s All-Russian Research Institute for Civil Defense and Emergency Situations with mobile diagnostic complex Struna started assessing structural soundness of the building.

Emergencies Ministry’s aircraft are on standby to carry out medeveac to specialized medical institutions.

4 temporary shelters were deployed for the evacuated residents. All the shelters have hot food and comprehensive aid to the accommodate people.

All the residents are provided with the necessary aid, medical and psychological help. Special attention is given to children, people with disabilities and elderly.

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