Bushfires 2013: get ready! Attention! March!

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Bushfires 2013: get ready! Attention! March!

Bushfires 2013: get ready! Attention! March!

The readiness of subjects of the Russian Federation for the upcoming fire season – the main issue conference, which took place on 29 March at the head with first Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, representatives of the Ministry of emergency situations, Ministry of internal Affairs, Ministry of environment and the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.

According to the hydrometeorological center in 2013 on the most territory of Russia is expected to warm summer. In some regions, sometimes the temperature will exceed climatic norm. "The fire season is already open, from the beginning of this year in Russian forests have already been eliminated 11 fires on the area of 27 hectares, it is much less than in 2012. The high level of wildfire activity is expected in the Urals, the far East, in Eastern Siberia, the Volga region and Southern Russia," stated in its report, the head of the Federal forestry Agency Viktor Maslyakov.

Recently much has been done to fix it. Have been prepared and approved the master plans of suppression of forest fires, increased the staff of the Federal reserve parachute fire service and paratroopers in the regions, in the regions completes re-equipment of fire-fighting units and the strengthening of the personnel that carried out some other measures.

But the big concern is arising payables, which appeared due to the elimination of forest fires in 2012. On this issue, many speakers from the regions drew attention, noting that this situation negatively affects the involvement of aviation in General and the organization in the areas of fire fighting. At the moment the debt is 1.5 billion rubles.

Following the meeting, Arkady Dvorkovich instructed the Ministry of Finance to prepare proposals on repayment of accounts payable.
Translated by «Yandex.Translator»