The President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed to close almost completely burnt the village of Bubnivka in the Irkutsk region and relocate its inhabitants to a new location until June 25. This was reported on the official Kremlin website.
Responsible for the implementation of this order was appointed Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev and Irkutsk Governor Sergey Levchenko.
In addition, the President ordered the authorities of the Republic of Buryatia, the Irkutsk and Tyumen regions to assess the damage from fires and to provide housing for all citizens whose property was destroyed by the storm. Putin instructed until June 1 to give him a progress report.
All affected people should be provided with legal assistance and support in the rebuilding of their farm buildings to carry out construction and repair works and the provision of materials and necessary Finance.
The fire in Bubnivka began on 28 April. Ignited a residential building, and in windy conditions with gusts up to 25 meters per second the flames spread to neighboring buildings. The fire had destroyed 59 of 88 houses, a kindergarten and a school in the village.