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On October 19, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of the First Deputy Minister of Emergencies of Russia Alexander Chupriyan.

The past week was characterized by an increase in the number of hotbeds of wildfires in a number of subjects of the Volga Federal District, technogenic risks, as well as stabilization of the hydrological situation. More than 2,000 thermal points were identified, of which 401 were confirmed as forest fires.

To date, on the territory of 6 constituent entities, 6 hotbeds continue to operate on an area of ​​active combustion of more than one hectare, of which one hotbed in the Irkutsk region operates in a 5-kilometer zone. There are no threats to settlements.

During the selector, it was noted that during the reporting period, more than 10 thousand man-made fires were registered, at the moment all of them have been liquidated, more than 470 of them with the participation of volunteer firefighters.

Fire and rescue units of the Russian Emergencies Ministry responded to more than 1,900 road accidents, over 1,300 people were rescued. 16 people died in 16 accidents on water bodies. Rescue military units were involved 77 times, search and rescue units more than 290 times, as a result more than 180 people were rescued.

In addition, within the framework of the meeting, the issue of readiness of housing and communal services facilities for operation in the autumn-winter period was considered. 57 subjects are ready in full. In the regions of the Far North, measures continue to create fuel and energy resources. The total share is over 92%.

In 6 regions, pyrotechnic units found and defused more than 50 explosive items, including 26 bombs. 3 aircraft were used to protect settlements from wildfires.

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