GORKI, December 09, 13:42 /ITAR-TASS/. The number of those who were hit by the flood in the Far East has reached 183,000, presidential plenipotentiary representative to the Far East Federal District, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev said on Monday.
At a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Trutnev said the number had increased due to the fact that in November another 6,000 people gave documents for material assistance because earlier they had no confirmation or court hearings had been conducted.
“Additional means will be indispensable to pay material assistance and compensations to these citizens. Corresponding documents were prepared and submitted to the government,” Trutnev said.