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MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. More than 150 residential areas in Russia suffer from high water, though the number of flooded houses is declining, press service of the emergencies ministry told TASS on Sunday.
"As of now, in 152 settlements remain flooded 3,935 private houses and yards, where 3,633 people live, as well as 57 low bridges and 14 passages of roads," the ministry’s representative said.
Most complicated situations remain in the Omsk Sverdlov Tyumen, Kirov Perm regions, where dozens areas and hundreds houses remain flooded. In the Perm and Omsk regions the number of flooded houses is growing.
The flooding situation has stabilized in the Vologda, Arkhangelsk regions and in Udmurtiya, where high water recedes quickly, the press service said.
The rescuers assist the people suffering from high water, deliver to them food, drinking water and essentials. As soon as water leaves residential areas, the rescuers remove the waste, pump water from cells, restore electricity and gas lines and repair works.