MOSCOW, July 15 (Itar-Tass) - The Russian government will provide budget appropriations to the Tyva Republic and the Tula region to coping with the consequences of emergency situations, spokesperson to the Emergency Situations Ministry Irina Rossius told Itar-Tass.
“Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov has submitted corresponding drafts to the government,” Rossius said.
The Tyva government will be provided over 78 million roubles to cope with the consequences of the disaster at the Khovu-Aksy thermal power plant. The disaster occurred on December 22, 2012. “The part of the funding will be used to provide single material aid to residents,” Rossius said.
At the end of December 2012 the disaster at the thermal power plant left many-residential areas and social institutions without electricity in the settlement of Khovu-Aksy where a total of 3,700 people live. The temperature lowered 40 degrees.
The Tula region will be provided up to 10.500 million roubles to render aid to residents of Yefremov that was hit by the tornado, which hit over 4,300 people. The Tula regional government reported that the tornado damaged roofs and windows in houses and social facilities. Material damage reached over 150 million roubles. The government provided 44.7 million roubles to cope with the consequences of the tornado.