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- Russian Federation: Floods - May 2014
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Security situation remained volatile, though ceasefire violations decreased.
The Ministry of Social Policy issued a report on the implementation of the National Action Plan on Adaptat ion and Integration of IDPs for Q2 2017 .
In August , UNHCR provided non - food items (NFIs) and emergency shelter assistance to more than 1,900 people.
Update On Achievements
International prices of wheat dipped in August, after increasing in the past few months, following an upturn in production prospects in the Black Sea region which improved the 2017 global supply outlook.
Maize quotations also fell on improved weather conditions and abundant global supplies. International prices of rice were relatively stable, although price movements were mixed across the different rice market segments.
Jusqu’à trois quarts des enfants et des jeunes victimes de mauvais traitements, de traite et d’exploitation sur les routes migratoires de la mer Méditerranée – UNICEF, OIM
Les enfants d’Afrique subsaharienne sont davantage touchés que les autres groupes de migrants, une différence a priori liée à la discrimination et au racisme
Le rapport appelle l’Europe à ouvrir des voies de migration sécurisées et légales
Young migrants and refugees set out to escape harm or secure better futures – and face staggering risks in the process. For 17-year old Mohammad, who traveled through Libya to seek asylum in Italy, violence and persecution back home meant the choice was clear: “We risked our lives to come here,” he says, “we crossed a sea. We knew it is not safe, so we sacrificed. We do it, or we die.”
Situational overview: Security situation remained volatile, with continued targeting of civilian areas.
Protection concerns: MPs registered a draft law that would de-link pension payments from IDP status.
Assistance provided: In July, UNHCR provided non-food items (NFIs) and emergency shelter assistance to more than 600 people.
people reached through NFI assistance from UNHCR and partners in 2017.
Operations to relief the impact of the landslide that cut off 5 settlements and over 40 tourists facilities in Elbrus District in Kabardino-Balkaria are continuing.
Over 480 people and over 60 units of equipment are involved into relief operations. Damaged road is being repaired, gas supply is being restored, airbridge between the settlements was set up, aid is being provided to the affected population.
The Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov has ordered to restore the roads, damaged by the landslide, in Elbrus District, Kabardino Balkaria, in the shortest possible time, during the meeting with the working group of the Governmental Disaster Management Commission.
Meeting of the working group of the Governmental Commission, dedicated to mitigation of the landslide in Elbrus District, Kabardino-Balkaria, has been held in the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
The landslide from Adyl-Su ravine happened today due to heavy precipitations, blocking the A-158 Federal Motorway between the settlements of Prokhladny-Baksan-Elbrus, damaging over 3 kilometers of the road. 5 settlements got cut off, disruption in gas supply occurred in 6 settlements.
As of now, there are 49 tourists groups, over 300 people in total, in Elbrus District.
Over 50 settlements were saved against wildfires in Volgograd Region. Thanks to joint efforts of firefighters, local residents, volunteers, policemen and specialized equipment, none of the buildings burned down.
The wildfire situation significantly worsened on 23 August 2017, the state of emergency was declared the same day. All fires were taken under control and taken out within one day. The situation got worse again on Friday, 4 new wildfires occurred in 3 municipalities on 25 August.
The 68th Humanitarian Convoy of the Emergencies Ministry has arrived to the destination points. The cargo is being unloaded in terminals in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions of Ukraine. Then the cargo will be distributed by corresponding organizations to social facilities of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions of Ukraine and the population.
After unloading, the convoy will return to the Don Rescue Center through Donetsk and Matveyev Kurkan border checkpoints.
The 68th Humanitarian Convoy is loaded with foodstuffs for children, medical supplies and learning books.
Geneva – Some 19,088 migrants have returned home voluntarily with assistance from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, from 1 April to 30 June 2017, according to the IOM AVRR quarterly bulletin published today (18/08). These migrants have returned from 81 host and transit countries to 136 countries and territories of origin.
An Emergency Ministry’s Ilyushin Il-76 plane has delivered today from Krasnoyarsk to maritime Territory 120 rescuers of the Siberian Rescue Center to help with relief operations after massive flash floods hit the region last week.
The rescuers brought all necessary gears and equipment.
A Mil Mi-26 helicopter belonging to the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has delivered today from the town of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk an airmobile team of 50 people to help in dealing with the flash flood in maritime Territory.
The rescuers brought all necessary equipment – power generators, light, entrenching tools, pumps to pump out water from basements of flooded buildings, special tools to cut through constructions.
Russian diamond giant Alrosa says rescuers have abandoned a search for four of eight missing workers at a flooded diamond mine in eastern Siberia.
State-controlled Alrosa said on August 15 that it was impossible to continue searching at a depth of 310 meters, where four miners were working when a cavern collapsed and sent water rushing in at the Mir mine in the Sakha-Yakutia region on August 4.
The search for the other four still missing after the accident will continue, according to Alrosa. It said they were at a depth of 210 meters when the flooding began.
In accordance with the order of the Russian president, the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations has prepared documents to allocate budget funds from the Russian Government reserve fund to pay compensations to the people affected by a natural disaster in Maritime Territory.
They are going to get a lump-sum payment of 10 thousand rubles, 50 thousand rubles for partial loss of property and 100 thousand rubles for complete loss of property.
Security situation: In July 2017, OHCHR recorded 49 conflict-related civilian casualties: 42 killed and 9 injured.
On July 7, two explosions occurred in the central square of Luhansk city (NGCA) killing one and injuring five people.
Relief operations are continued in Maritime and Khabarovsk Territories hit by floods.
Over the past day water receded from 1,617 houses in 6 settlements in Maritime Territory. 28 settlements, where there are 577 houses and 2,053 yards remain flooded.