Flood in Chernihiv: About fifty townspeople need resettlement

Source : 112 Ukraine

The empty houses will be provided with round-the-clock protection by the police and municipal guards
21:54, 30 June 2018

About fifty townspeople need resettlement in Chernihiv, due to the flooding of residential buildings, the press service of the mayor's office reports after the meeting of the emergency commission.

According to the deputy mayor of the city, it is dangerous to stay at home for the residents of the most affected houses. For them, authorities found vacant places in the hostel of the local building lyceum and in the educational and rehabilitation center.

In connection with a difficult situation, city residents are asked to mobilize all the forces to help the victims of flooding. A fundraising was organized for children and adults, which is being held in the Chernihiv Training and Rehabilitation Center No. 2. One of the municipal utilities intends to organize nutrition for the victims.

"In addition, the empty houses will be provided with round-the-clock protection by the police and municipal guards for the period of bringing these houses into proper condition and studying the situation on their further exploitation," the mayor assured.

To eliminate the consequences, the local forces of the National Guard and the Railway Regiment are also going to be involved.

According to the press service, the storm sewage system of the city has long worked its service life, Chernihiv needs at least 20 billion hryvnias to replace it.

Earlier today it was reported that a heavy storm flooded about 20 streets of Chernihiv. Rescuers evacuated 16 people, three victims were transferred to doctors. A total of 90 yards were flooded.

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