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More than 1 billion rubles spent on emergency response in Primorye

More than 1 billion rubles spent on emergency response in Primorye
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In Primorsky Krai, the results of the work of regional rescuers for 2019 were summed up. During this time, 11 emergencies occurred in the region, 36 thousand people suffered, the total amount of material damage amounted to 2,5 billion rubles.

Primorye took the second place among the regions of the Far Eastern Federal District in response and emergency response. In the past year, more than 1 billion rubles were spent on these goals. This was announced by the head of the region Oleg Kozhemyako during a plenary meeting. 157 million rubles went to pay material assistance to the victims, 405 million rubles went to compensate for the loss of crops, 243 million rubles were spent on clearing the riverbeds. The restoration of transport infrastructure cost 173 million rubles.

The main causes of emergencies were floods and forest fires. In the flood zone were 47 settlements. Rescue brigades with a total number of 1,5 people were formed in the region, 459 pieces of equipment and 41 watercraft worked.

As for forest fires, this season their distribution in the region was prevented. In 2020, the construction of 20 modular fire stations is planned, which will allow you to quickly place firefighters and rescuers in hard-to-reach areas, upgrading the warning system and creating centralized warehouses and modular material resource bases.

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