The head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov has arrived in Stavropol Krai, where due to heavy rains started flooding. As RIA Novosti reported, the Minister intends to monitor the liquidation of consequences of natural disasters and assistance to victims.
Accompanied by the Governor of the region Vladimir Vladimirov, the head of the emergencies Ministry went to the area that suffered most from the floods in the village of Sochi to assess the situation on the ground. Puchkov checked, as the work at night, and talked with the locals.
Puchkov promised financial assistance and compensation from the Federal budget to the victims of flood. According to him, from the reserve Fund of the government of Russia, victims will receive a lump sum of 10 thousand rubles, and compensation for the loss of property of 100 thousand rubles.
Beams asked to be sent to flooded areas of the comprehensive medical team, which should include pediatricians.
Due to heavy rains that flooded more than a thousand households, more than 3.6 thousand residents evacuated. In the struggle with the elements involved more than 2,500 people and 370 units of machinery, including from other regions of Russia.
The evening of may 24 Vladimirov introduced in Stavropol emergency mode. In particular, due to heavy rains temporarily blocked the Federal highway “Kavkaz”. Affected village of the Sochi Mineralnye Vody region and Andropovskogo area. The rise of water in the river Surkul caused damage to the homes in the Solun Demetrius and Kursavka. In the Foothill area suffered a suburban village, the village of Suvorovskaya and the village of Zheleznovodsk.