About 840 people are saved in one month in Kazakhstan
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About 840 people are saved in one month in Kazakhstan

24 November 2016 18:47

837 people, including 54 children are saved and evacuated, 34 units of cars are took out of a snow drift by Emergency Committee in November of the current year. Deputy Minister of internal affairs of Kazakhstan Yury Ilyin reported about it during the press conference "On readiness for emergency situations of the winter period," BNews.kz correspondent reports.


The beginning of the winter period of 2016-2017 in the territory of Kazakhstan is characterized by plentiful loss of snowfall, abnormal and low temperatures, snow-storms and blizzards which are the reasons of many emergency situations. On October-November "Kazgidromet" gave storm warnings about sharp deterioration in weather conditions in regions of the country for 45 times. Due to the deterioration in weather conditions the road for cars was closed for 38 times.

A Yury Ilyin reported the national hydrometeorological service defined 328 meteorological stations for meteorological control.

"837 people, including 54 children are saved and evacuated, 34 units of cars are took out of a snow drift by Emergency Committee in November of the current year. Besides, during the period from November 1 till the present day 10 people which were in ice water were saved by Emergency Committee. But at the same time 4 persons drowned on reservoirs because of non-compliance of security measures,", Yury Ilyin said.


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