Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

23 April 08:00

Under Russian Emergencies Ministry's control

NATIONAL CRISIS MANAGEMENT CENTER

As of 06:00 AM, Moscow time, 23.04.2018

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 400 man-caused fires, respond to 191 traffic accidents and 2 accidents on waterways, find and defuse 20 explosive devices, provide psychological aid on 15 occasions.

Measures were taken to mitigate:

-          Traffic accidents involving 2 minibuses in Shelekhov District, Irkutsk Region; involving a passenger bus in the town of Torzhok, Tver Region.

Under control:

Relief operations after a cyclone in Volga Area, Central and Northwestern Russia;

Spring floods in Russia;

Protection of settlements and businesses against wildfires;

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

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