MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Today St. Petersburg hosted a regular meeting of the Commission for the Prevention and Elimination of Emergencies, Ensuring Fire Safety, chaired by Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North-Western Federal District Alexander Gutsan. The Secretary of State – Deputy Head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia Alexei Serko took part in its work.
The main issue on the agenda was the issue of organizing work in the subjects of the Northwestern Federal District to prevent and eliminate natural emergencies in 2022 caused by spring floods and forest fires.
The meeting was also attended by the heads of the subjects of the Northwestern Federal District, the heads of the territorial bodies of the EMERCOM of Russia for the subjects of the Northwestern Federal District and other representatives of interested departments.
Addressing all those present, Secretary of State – Deputy Head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia Alexei Serko
noted: “Our work is based on solving various problems related to all potential risks, and today we are faced with the issues of preparing for the spring-summer period, characterized by the risk of natural emergencies associated with spring floods and forest fires. Our common task is to ensure safety during its implementation and minimize possible consequences.”
He also drew attention to a number of issues, the solution of which requires joint efforts. In particular, they concern the implementation of a set of necessary measures to prevent failures at socially significant facilities, housing and communal services, prevent fires and deaths on them, take additional measures to control the state of hydraulic and potentially dangerous facilities, as well as timely detection and responding to emerging hotbeds of natural fires and taking measures to prevent the spread of fire to settlements.
During the meeting, reports of a number of heads of government commissions on the prevention and elimination of the consequences of emergencies and ensuring fire safety of the subjects of the Northwestern Federal District were heard via videoconferencing.
The experience of past years shows that only the timely implementation of a set of pre-designed preventive measures by all interested federal authorities, executive authorities of the constituent entities and local governments makes it possible to carry out flood and fire hazardous periods in a controlled manner and prevent the onset of critical consequences.
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