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Russia Floods Jun 1993 UN DHA Information Reports 1-2

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DHA-GENEVA 93/0237

RUSSIA - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
17 JUNE 1993

1. HEAVY RAINS AND ENSUING FLOODS HAVE AFFECTED THE DISTRICT SEROV (300 KM NORTH OF REGIONAL CAPITAL YEKATERINBURG (SVERDLOVSK) IN THE URALS REGION. SITUATION IN TOWN SEROV WORSENED BY DAM BURST.

2. MORE THAN 10 PERSONS REPORTED DEAD AND BETWEEN 3,000 AND 4,000 EVACUATED.

3. SOME 1,500 HOUSES DAMAGED. DAMAGE CAUSED TO BRIDGES AND FARMS.

= DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS-GENEVA 414242 DHA CH +

TELEPHONE NO. +41-22-917-1234
EMERGENCY TEL. NO. (OUTSIDE WORKING HOURS): +41-22-917-2010

DESK OFFICER: ERIK HAEGGLUND, TEL: +41-22-917.32.99
PRESS TO CONTACT DHA-GENEVA SPOKESPERSON: M. KHATIB, TEL:
+41-22-917.28.56

TELEX: 414242 DHA CH
FAX: +41-22-917-0023
ELECTRONIC MAIL: UNIENET DIALCOM 141:DHAGVA

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DHA-GENEVA 93/0241

RUSSIA - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 2
21 JUNE 1993

1. THE STATE COMMITTEE OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION FOR CIVIL DEFENCE, EMERGENCIES AND ELIMINATION OF CONSEQUENCES OF NATURAL DISASTERS PROVIDED UPDATE ON FLOODS IN YEKATERINBURG (SVERDLOVSK) REGION: 6,500 PERSONS AFFECTED OF WHOM 15 DEAD, 110 MISSING, 441 RECEIVED MEDICAL CARE AND 12 HOSPITALIZED.

2. 1,200 HOUSES,12 ROAD BRIDGES AND 1 RAILWAY BRIDGE DESTROYED. 500 CATTLE LOST.

3. NATIONAL RESOURCES USED FOR RELIEF EFFORT. REPAIR AND RECONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND BRIDGES ALREADY INITIATED.

= DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS-GENEVA 414242 DHA CH +

TELEPHONE NO. +41-22-917-1234
EMERGENCY TEL. NO. (OUTSIDE WORKING HOURS): +41-22-917-2010

DESK OFFICER: ERIK HAEGGLUND, TEL: +41-22-917.32.99
PRESS TO CONTACT DHA-GENEVA SPOKESPERSON: M. KHATIB, TEL: +41-22-917.28.56
TELEX: 414242 DHA CH
FAX: +41-22-917-0023
ELECTRONIC MAIL: UNIENET DIALCOM 141:DHAGVA

DPR 310 RUS