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MOSCOW, July 23 (Itar-Tass) — People affected by the flooding in Russia’s Krasnodar Territory have received material assistance worth over three billion rubles, sources from the flood headquarters told Tass on Monday.
A total of 2.150,980 billion rubles have come from the federal budget and 918.6 million rubles – from the territorial budget, they specified. Over 41,300 people out of 50,687 entitled to material aid have received it, they said.
“Over 3,300 people have received compensations for partially lost property, which is about 61 percent from the total amount of people entitled to these payments,” the sources from the emergency headquarters said.
Almost 13,000 people out of 29,000 have received money for fully lost property. A total of 102 families where family members were killed by the flood have received two million rubles each, which is only 60.8 percent.
At a government session on July 19, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that under the instruction of July 9, 3.8 billion rubles must be allocated as aid to the people affected by the flooding. Additionally, about 300 million rubles more will be allocated from the federal budget, he said.
According to the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations, 171 people were killed in the flooding, most of them are residents of the Krymsk district.