Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

08 February 08:00

Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

NATIONAL CRISIS MANAGEMENT CENTER

As of 06:00 AM, Moscow time, 08.02.2018

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 282 man-caused fires, respond to 236 traffic accidents and 2 accidents on waterways, find and defuse 5 explosive devices, including 2 aerial bombs, provide psychological aid on 46 occasions.

Measures were taken to mitigate:

-          Fires: in a house in the town of Neryungri, Sakha (Yakutia); in a house in the town of Nizhneudinsk, Irkutsk Region; in a hospital in the town of Novosibirsk; in the first compartment of a diesel locomotive in Bugulma District, Tatarstan;

-          Rockslide in a coal-face in a mine in Kemerovo Region;

-          A traffic accident involving a bus and 3 cars in the town of Kirovsk, Leningrad Region;

-          A disruption in heat supply in the town of Yessentuki, Stavropol Territory.

Under control:

Cyclone in Central Russia and Volga area;

Situation at a ferry crossing in the Kerch Strait;

Monitoring of air in the city of Moscow and Moscow Region;

Humanitarian assistance to the people in the Commonwealth of Dominica.

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