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Ready for snow drifts: large-scale exercises were held in Taganrog

Today, December 14, special exercises were held in all municipalities of the Rostov region, in which emergency response services of all levels were involved. The most extensive training took place in Taganrog and the Neklinovsky district.

The purpose of the exercise was to develop interagency cooperation in response to emergency situations caused by snow drifts and traffic jams. As well as the elimination of the consequences of accidents at housing and communal services. The order to hold the event was given by the governor of the Rostov region Vasily Golubev.

In each of the municipalities worked out their introductory. At the trainings that took place on the territory of Taganrog and the Neklinovsky district, the legend was like this. As a result of the deterioration of weather conditions (heavy snow, wind, frost), there was a deterioration in the conditions for traffic on roads. Numerous snow drifts and traffic jams have formed with a total length of more than 100 km, in which there are about five thousand cars, 300 short-distance and long-distance passenger buses and about 12 thousand citizens. During the exercises, the operation of the intercepting parking was demonstrated.

In total, more than five thousand specialists of the region’s emergency response services and about two thousand units of equipment worked out during the training of the legend: the forces and means of the urban level of the RSChS, regional rescuers, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, traffic police units, ambulance crews.

  • The importance of conducting such exercises is obvious: in an environment as close as possible to the real one, you can see all the shortcomings and shortcomings. And, accordingly, in the event of an emergency situation, act taking into account the identified errors,” said Vadim Artemov, Deputy Governor of the Rostov Region.

According to him, the forces and means involved in the course of the exercises completed all the assigned tasks in full, the rescuers demonstrated high professional skills.


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