MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Daily monitoring of the situation on water objects of the Kemerovo region carried out more than 200 patrol groups, composed of elders of rural settlements. Only in the Kuzbass them – almost 1 thousand.
Together with the staff of EMERCOM of Russia, police and specialists of administrations of municipal districts, they carried out preventive work in places of a mass congestion of people near the water.
In remote areas – lots of lakes and rivers, coastal feature of most of them is not equipped for a safe holiday. Warning notices exhibited in these places, are informed about the prohibition of swimming. However, local residents ignore warnings and swim in natural areas, exposing themselves to unnecessary risks. Such potentially dangerous area on special control of the employees of the state Inspectorate for small vessels of EMERCOM of Russia for the safety of tourists is directed joint raids with the participation of the elders. Since the beginning of summer with vacationers near the water patrol groups held more than 5 thousand interviews.
Note that the Kemerovo oblast is one of the first in Siberia, where the Institute of village chiefs received the support of the government of the region. Today in Kuzbass 939 chiefs of the villages are appointed for 5 years taking into account the views of the villagers. In collaboration with the local authorities they are actively involved in preventive work with the villagers on security matters.
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