The government will discuss the issue of compensation to residents of Transbaikalia at the next meeting

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Epanchintseva in fotoracconti MOE on submerged due to flood street in ChitaThe government will discuss the issue of compensation to residents of Transbaikalia at the next meeting© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Epanchintseva the image Bank

The government of the Russian Federation at the nearest session will consider the issue of compensation residents of the Baikal region, which suffered from the flood, told RIA Novosti in the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

«The allocation of compensation to the inhabitants of the Baikal region will be considered at the nearest session of the government of the Russian Federation», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the decision was made after the treatment of the Plenipotentiary of RF President in the Siberian Federal district Sergei Menyailo and Minister of EMERCOM of Yevgeny Senicheva during his working trip to TRANS-Baikal.

Floods in the areas of Transbaikalian edge began July 8 in Chita is the strongest flood since the beginning of the history of observation — 1936. In the region introduced a state of emergency, set up operational headquarters for emergency response. In Transbaikalia there remains the group of rescuers from different regions of Siberia. The authorities of Transbaikalia on July 18 warned of a possible second wave of floods in connection with heavy rainfall in the next three days. The total damage from the first wave estimated at more than a billion rubles.

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