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People affected by fire in Dagestan’s village to receive support from federal budget

April 20, 2014, 12:00 UTC+3 MOSCOW
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MOSCOW, April 20,/ITAR-TASS/. The people who suffered in the fire, which broke out in a private household in the village of Genukh in the mountainous western part of the republic, will receive monetary support from the federal budget, head of Russia’s emergency situations authority, EMERCOM, Vladimir Puchkov said on Sunday.

“They will receive compensations of 100,000 roubles (about $2,800) for partially lost property and an assistance of 10,000 roubles (about $280),” he told a meeting of a governmental working group on emergency situations.

Puchkov also asked local authorities in Dagestan to draft suggestions on how to restore the houses in the village.

“There are family houses there, and we should make quick decisions on how to restore the houses with the support of the government’s reserve fund,” he said.

On Saturday night the fire quickly spread over to neighbouring buildings because of wind. It damaged 24 houses and caused 99 persons were relocated in a village in Dagestan, Russia’s constituent republic in the North Caucasus.

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