In Russia began large-scale exercises of emergency situations to prevent flooding

© Photo : courtesy of the Ministry of emergency situations Fight against flood. Archive photoIn Russia began large-scale exercises of emergency situations to prevent flooding© photo : courtesy of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Russian Federation

Large-scale Russian exercises on prevention of consequences of spring floods and wildfires began on Tuesday in all regions of the country, reported the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

«In accordance with the decision of the security Council of the Russian Federation from 17 to 19 April, the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia conducts large-scale command-staff exercise, which involved representatives of various services and departments, specially trained professionals whose responsibilities include the prevention and elimination of emergency situations and fires,» — said the representative of the MOE. They will work out actions for liquidation of emergency situations caused by spring floods and wildfires.

«In the regions, where due to floods or forest fires already entered emergency mode, the maneuvers will take place not on educational inputs, and in the real world. Special attention will be paid to the application of airmobile groups, aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles», — explained in the Ministry.

According to the plan, the exercises will be held in three stages. On the first day every effort will be alerted to respond to emergencies. You will then stage in the organization of work. On the third day there will be a liquidation of conditional emergency situations.

However, as emphasized in the Ministry of introductory exercises designed to act as worst case scenario situation. This is done to check the readiness of a maximum number of capabilities for a real emergency. «Directed by the head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov in all regions for control and coordination exercises focused working groups from the Central apparatus of the Ministry», — said the press service.

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