Putin instructed to assist the victims of wildfires in Siberia

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in fotobanka fires in the Altai region. May 2017Putin instructed to assist the victims of wildfires in Siberia© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the results of contacts with emergency situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov and the heads of several regions have instructed to provide all necessary assistance to victims of wildfires in Siberia, reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

«Vladimir Puchkov on the phone told Putin about the work being done in the hot spots of the country the rescuers», — said Peskov.

According to him, «the President emphasized the main task — to provide the necessary assistance to people in difficult life situation in connection with natural fires.»

«Financial assistance to those left homeless, will be provided from the reserve Fund of the government,» — said the spokesman.

According to Peskov, the President on the phone received information from the heads of the Krasnoyarsk and Stavropol Krai Viktor Tolokonsky and Vladimir Vladimirov. The heads of the regions had informed Putin about the work on elimination of consequences of natural fires, additional measures in light of high fire danger, and the elimination of consequences of floods.