Authorities in Volgograd region until the end of the week to assess the damage from fires

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Pragapati in photobacteria forest fires in the Volgograd regionAuthorities in Volgograd region until the end of the week to assess the damage from fires© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Pragapati the image Bank

The Governor of the Volgograd region Andrei Bocharov at the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the regional authorities till the end of the week to assess the damage and set the victims of the fires in the region, reported on the Kremlin website.

«Until the end of the week,» said the Governor in response to the question of the Russian President about how much time it will take to assess the damage and understand how much money from the reserve Fund of the government of the need to remedy the situation.

Bocharov also said that the rest of the week will be established residents who lived in the fire affected areas and are in need of government assistance.

The situation with wildfires in Volgograd region sharply escalated on August 23, at the same time in the region was introduced a state of emergency. During the day all the fires had been contained or eliminated. But on Friday, the situation deteriorated again, August 25 in the region has occurred four fires wildfires in three municipalities.

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