KRYMSK (Krasnodar region), July 23 (Itar-Tass) — Repair and restoration work on houses damaged during the recent severe flooding begins in Russia’s city of Krymsk, the head of the headquarters for the liquidation of flood aftermaths, First Deputy Governor of Kuban, Dzhambulat Khatuov, said on Monday.
“None of the regions and cities of the Krasnodar region that came to help Krymsk from the very beginning will not leave the region until all this work is done,” he stressed. At the initial stage, about 1,000 construction brigades from Kuban will make repair work.
Every second resident of Krymsk has been affected by the flooding overnight to July 7. Kuban with the population of five million people came to the rescue. All main communications have been restored within the past two weeks. Gas supply has been restored in full. Water supply has been restored in all districts of the city, it is only restricted to one apartment house. All in all, water supply has been restored to 117 apartment houses. There is no water deficit in the city.
Electricity has been restored in full.
A total of 8,853 cubic meters of debris has been cleared. Garbage has been moved out of the city. Water has been pumped out from houses. Fifty meal stations have been organized in the city. Water is distributed at 42 stations.
A total of 2,429 people have been sent to health resorts of the Krasnodar region for rehabilitation. Most of them are pregnant women and children.
The city receives humanitarian cargoes, including drinking water, foodstuffs, bed lining, clothing as well as other necessary things.
Almost 2,000 people assisted by 2,507 units of hardware take part in work to liquidate the aftermath of the devastating flooding.