West Kazakhstan region said State of Emergency due to floods

In the West Kazakhstan region, an emergency regime was introduced due to floods. The corresponding decision was signed by the Akim (head of the local executive body) of the region Nariman Turegaliev. This was reported by Kazakhstani media with reference to the press service of the regional administration.

“The deputy akim of the ZKO Kaliyar Aitmukhambetov was appointed the head of the liquidation of the emergency. Note that the region has developed a difficult situation due to the floods. In Syrymsky, Terektinsky, Karatobinsky, Burlinsky districts of the region there was a flooding of residential buildings,” the report said.

In the region, about 4 thousand people were evacuated, half of which are children. Operational and evacuation points were organized for the injured from floods, the necessary conditions are created.

Meanwhile, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) of Kazakhstan reported that 5 regions remain in the flooding zone, 20 local emergency situations were announced. The complex situation is preserved in the Aktobe, West Kazakhstan and Kostanay regions.

In total, 15,786 people were saved and evacuated during the flood period, of which 6 187 children.

At this time, 4,113 people are in the temporary accommodation points, of which 1,911 children for whom the necessary conditions are created.

In settlements where the flood did not enter the active phase, preventive measures were strengthened to prevent their flooding. In general, proactive measures made it possible to protect 46 settlements from the flood in 11 regions of the country.

At the same time, 1,405 private residential buildings, 372 courtyards, 99 cottages and 10 buildings remain flooded in 5 regions of 372

in 5 regions.

“As we see, the flood this year takes place even in the area where the floods have never been fixed before. In this regard, I ask Kazakhstanis to be very serious about notifying the akimats and special services, listening to them and accepting forced inconveniences. This will allow them to allow them. Save life, ”said Olzhas Bektenov, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan at a government meeting.

Bektenov urged Kazakhstanis to be very seriously akimats and special services, to listen to them and accept forced inconvenience. “This will save lives,” he emphasizes.

On the eve of the chairmanship of the President of Kasim-Zhomart Tokaev, a meeting of the Republican headquarters was held to coordinate anti-flowering measures and eliminate the consequences of the flood period.

“The situation can deteriorate sharply at any moment. Now the paramount task is to prevent human casualties. It is necessary to take into account the mistakes and failures made,” the head of state emphasized.