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On December 14, a weekly conference call was held under the leadership of the First Deputy Minister of Emergencies of Russia Alexander Chupriyan. Under the control of the department – the passage of unfavorable weather phenomena. The operational duty shifts have developed more than 600 models of the development of the situation, including those associated with the risks of disruption of power supply and transport communications.

Together with local authorities, work continues to organize safe traffic along winter roads and ice crossings. Today in 14 regions there are 11 winter roads with a length of more than 710 kilometers and 67 ice crossings.

In order to avoid accidents, the Russian Emergencies Ministry draws attention to the fact that the movement of vehicles on the winter road is allowed only after all the necessary checks have been carried out. Unauthorized travel can lead to loss of life and damage to property. In addition, it is necessary to strictly observe the requirements of all established road signs and information plates. On both sides of the ferry, there are life-saving appliances, barriers and stands with information on the rules for using the ferry, as well as road signs with information about the speed limit, the maximum permitted mass of vehicles, the minimum distance between cars are installed.

During the reporting period, more than 5.8 thousand fires were registered; 47 people were evacuated during the elimination of fires. All fires were extinguished, more than 420 of them – with the involvement of the voluntary fire brigade.

Over 950 people were rescued by fire and rescue units in response to more than 1.6 thousand road accidents. Also, search and rescue and rescue military units rescued 131 people. The search continues for 10 people.

Pyrotechnic units found and defused 15 explosive objects, including 2 aerial bombs.

In addition, during the week, 5 trainings were organized with the participation of operational duty shifts to work out various scenarios of actions in a given situation.

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