In Mogilev region the measures to protect population and area against emergency situations are still not enough. The information is provided by Vladimir Vaschenko, the chief of Mogilev Regional Emergency Situations Office.
The third session of the Regional Delegates’ Council of the 26th convocation discussed the results of the decision made on December, 19 2009 “On measures of protecting population and Mogilev region’s areas against emergency situations in 2009-2010”. 100 persons a year die in fires and other emergency situations. The figure is still high. In 2010 only 49 persons died in fires, two of them – children.
Krasnopolye district and Khotimsk district report a 2.6-time increase in fires.