PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, September 21 (Itar-Tass) - The water level on Bolshaya Vorovskaya River, Russia’s Far East Kamchatka Territory, went down another 12 centimetres to 336 centimetres. The situation in the district centre Sobolevo, where ten residential houses and about 100 households were flooded, is stabilizing, but remains under control of emergency and local authorities, the press service of the local division of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported on Saturday.
The rescuers together with representatives of local authorities are examining the flooded houses and territories, estimating the scale of damages and the amount of aid, which is needed to local residents.
Two temporary accommodation camps are placed in Sobolevo. Nine people moved there on September 20. Three residents of the settlement with the diseases of limited mobility are taken to the district hospital. Evacuated people are provided with all needed supplies, including hot meals.
The ground traffic is disrupted with the district over the bridges and bridge passages damaged on the road running along the Sobolevo-Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky gas pipeline. Additional flights are made to deliver cargoes and passengers in the flood-stricken district.
The emergency is in effect in the district. All people affected in the flood will receive one-time allowances of 25,000 roubles each from the reserve fund of the governor.