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KHABAROVSK, September 12 (Itar-Tass) - Minister for the Development of the Far East Alexander Galushka arrived here on Thursday, a Ministry press service official told Itar-Tass.
"Galushka, together with Yuri Trutnev, plenipotentiary presidential representative (PPR) in the Far Eastern Federal District (FEFD), visited Troitskoyev Village, Khabarovsk Territory. They are also planning to visit Komsomolsk-on-Amur to survey the flooded territories and estimate the situation and the scope of the necessary assistance," the press service official pointed out.
Together with them, the flood-stricken areas are being also inspected by Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov, who arrived in the Far East earlier in the day. They are being accompanied by Governor Vyacheslav Shport, Deputy PPR Vladimir Pysin, Boris Borzov, Chief State Inspector on Fire Supervision, and Gennady Kondratov, Deputy Minister for the Development of the Far East.
Khabarovsk Territory has been living for more than a month under emergency conditions brought about by floods which affected more than 70 populated areas, including the cities of Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-on-Amur where peak of the floods is expected this week.