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MOSCOW, September 26 (Itar-Tass) - The recent flooding in the Russian Far East has caused damage to 235 settlements, Chief of the Far Eastern EMERCOM Center Alexander Solovyov declared at an Intercom conference on Thursday. A total of 37 municipal districts, 235 settlements, 12,000 houses and 3, 700 private orchards were flooded, he stated.
"The overall flooded territory spread to eight million square kilometers. It was the first ever flooding which occurred on such a devastating scale over the past 115 years of monitoring", Solovyov stressed.
A total of 1,880 people are still staying at temporary accommodation centers which are controlled by local administrations, Solovyov said.