46 settlements fell into the flood zone in the Khabarovsk Territory

46 settlements fell into the flood zone in the Khabarovsk Territory
46 settlements fell into the flood zone in the Khabarovsk Territory

The rise of water in the Amur continues in the Khabarovsk Territory. Flood waters affected 46 settlements. This was reported by the press service of the Main Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry for the region.

"As of the morning of August 26, 2021, in the Khabarovsk Territory, in 46 settlements in six municipalities of the Khabarovsk Territory, 29 residential buildings, 120 household plots, 1,512 summer cottages, 482 land plots and 68 road sections were flooded," the message says. … The day before, there were 43 settlements in the flood zone.

The houses are flooded mainly in the village of Korsakovo-2, some of the residents have city apartments, some are staying with friends and relatives. Rescuers are monitoring the situation on the spot. In Khabarovsk, the flood situation remains unchanged. On the islands Bolshoy Ussuriisky, Dachny, Kabelny about 1, 4 thousand dachas are flooded. Lifeguards are on duty there. In the city itself, under the influence of flood waters, one residential building, 17 household plots and six sections of roads remain. Settlements are also flooded in the Khabarovsk, Nanaisky, Komsomolsk and Amur regions.

The flood on the Amur is gradually shifting downstream of Khabarovsk. Its crest passes through the Nanai region. Rescuers in flooded settlements help people survive the disaster. In villages and settlements where water has already entered houses, on the territory of farmsteads and summer cottages, EMERCOM employees monitor the situation, assist in ensuring public order in the emergency zone, and if necessary, bring water, food, medicines.

In the Nanai region, the grouping of the Tsentrospas detachment of the EMERCOM of Russia ensures the operation of boat crossings on the washed-out sections of roads in the villages of Sinda, Naihin, Daerga, Dubovy Mys. With the approach of the flood ridge, work is underway to protect the village of Belgo of the Komsomolsk region from flooding. Rescuers delivered 12 sets of water-filled dams to be installed near the village school. Also, rescuers help workers of the wooden ethnographic museum to preserve property.

The flood ridge will approach Komsomolsk-on-Amur by August 29-30. The city is checking the condition of previously dumped and fortified dams, pumping groups, fire-pumping stations for pumping water from storm collectors and in places where rainwater accumulates are deployed. In addition, the Potok pumping and hose complex was brought from Khabarovsk, which will be used if water pumping is required. In the city, water entered the territory of 22 summer cottages.

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