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Russia estimates damage from forest fires in 2019

Russia estimates damage from forest fires in 2019
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This year, the economic damage from forest fires in Russia amounted to 14,4 billion rubles. The area of ​​dead plantations was 63,8 thousand hectares, and the area of ​​reforestation - 1049,7 thousand hectares.

As the deputy head of the Federal Forestry Agency, Nikolai Krotov, said at the forum "Clean Country" RIA News, 14,4 billion is the amount recorded on December 1 of this year. And the amount of damage determined by the federal project “Conservation of Forests” is more - 20,5 billion rubles.

The approximate damage from past forest fires in Russia in August was seven billion rubles. Rosleskhoz named the updated data for the year, when it examined the places of fires. The most difficult fire-fighting situation in 2019 turned out to be in the Irkutsk region, Zabaykalsk, Primorsky and Khabarovsk territories, as well as in Yakutia.

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