MIL-OSI Russian Federation: EMERCOM of Russia employees ensured a high level of security during the Winter Universiade

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The work of the EMERCOM of Russia staff in ensuring the security of the student games of the XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019 received a positive assessment from the leadership of the Ministry and the Government of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

“The complex of activities carried out by the EMERCOM of Russia grouping allowed to accomplish the tasks in full and prevent any emergencies and incidents at the facilities of the XXIX World Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk and in the places of residence of participants. At all facilities of the Universiade, fire and rescue units fully performed daily work. All applications received received close attention. Emergency telephone numbers 101 and 112 worked smoothly, ”said Alexander Chupriyan, first deputy head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

To ensure the safety of the Universiade, a group of EMERCOM of Russia was involved, with a total of 1,762 people and 302 units of equipment. On the territory of Krasnoyarsk, 40 covering facilities were identified, including 17 sports facilities, 15 client groups and 5 transport infrastructure facilities, as well as the Universiade Park, a press center, and a food combine. Rescuers provided security for 178 sports events, opening and closing ceremonies of the Universiade. As a result of the work carried out, emergencies and accidents at the venues for events did not occur.

“At the moment, final events are being held at the Universiade facilities. The withdrawal of the group of forces and assets will be organized from March 13 to March 15. When all our units arrive at the points of permanent deployment, we can say for sure that our work is fully completed. The results of the work of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia will be analyzed in order to use the invaluable experience gained, ”said Igor Lisin, Head of the Emergency Situations Ministry of Russia in Krasnoyarsk Krai.

Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Anatoly Tsykalov thanked the Russian Emergencies Ministry for their assistance during the preparation and holding of the Universiade. “The well-coordinated work of the regional Government, the departments of the emergency department in the region and at the federal level allowed us to quickly resolve all issues that arise,” he said.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should not be perfect.

MIL OSI Russian Federation

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