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On November 20, an An-74 aircraft of the Khabarovsk Aviation Rescue Center of the EMERCOM of Russia sent 50 servicemen of the Amur Rescue Center of the EMERCOM of Russia to the Primorsky Territory from Khabarovsk with the necessary equipment for urgent emergency recovery operations.

In addition, today an auto-articulated lift was sent to the Primorsky Territory from the Specialized Fire and Rescue Unit of the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Khabarovsk Territory, as well as one auto-articulated lift from Blagoveshchensk and Birobidzhan. Additional forces and means will start work tomorrow.

“In connection with the passage of the cyclone in Primorye, a difficult situation has developed. Heavy rainfall, strong wind, adhesion of snow and freezing of ice led to the fall of a large number of trees, broken wires, large-format structures. There are interruptions in the work of the fuel and energy complex and housing and communal services, transport infrastructure in several districts of the region. To assist in eliminating the consequences of the cyclone, additional forces and resources from the Khabarovsk Territory, the Amur and Jewish Autonomous Regions have been alerted and sent to the region, ”said Vitaly Darchia, Deputy Head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s Main Directorate for Khabarovsk Territory.

On November 21, it is planned to leave by ground transport of the group of the Amur Rescue Center of the EMERCOM of Russia and the Specialized Fire and Rescue Unit of the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Khabarovsk Territory. Also in readiness to march to assist in eliminating the consequences of a cyclone is the airmobile group of the Far Eastern Regional Search and Rescue Detachment of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, as well as the Nakhodka and Vladivostok branches of the DVRPSO, consisting of 75 rescuers and 14 off-road vehicles, also armed with rescuers – chainsaws and other necessary tools and equipment.

In total, 235 specialists and 26 units of equipment of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, as well as other forces and means of RSChS, are ready to start work on liquidation of the consequences in the Primorsky Territory.

Now, 164 specialists and 18 pieces of equipment from the Main Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry for the Primorsky Territory are involved in eliminating the consequences of bad weather in Primorye. Rescuers EMERCOM of Russia together with emergency teams of power engineers and utilities are working to restore power supply and clear the streets of fallen trees.

Specialists of the Crisis Management Center continue to monitor the operational situation in the Primorsky Territory. A prompt response was organized with close cooperation of emergency services.

EMERCOM of Russia urges citizens not to leave their homes unnecessarily, while moving along the streets to beware of falling snow masses and icicles from the roofs of buildings and sheds.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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