Avakov: In the afternoon expected better weather in the West of Ukraine

Аваков: Во второй половине дня ожидается улучшение погодных условий на Западе Украины

24 Jun Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal, the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, the Chairman of gschs Nikolai Chechetkin and commander of the National guard Nicholas Balan, overflew the affected areas in Ivano-Frankivsk region to monitor the effects of the weather. In addition, the planned meeting of the State Commission on questions tekhnogenno-ecological safety and emergency situations.

“The impact of floods in the Ivano-Frankivsk region took Verkhovyna, Kosovo, Rozniakowski areas. Actually dropped to 70% of the monthly norm of precipitation. This has led to a powerful flow which in its path is destroyed dams, bridges and crossings. The Dniester overflowed almost 7 m is the level of disaster of 2008”, – said Arsen Avakov.

According to him, the impounded settlements while more than 200. 29 the settlements of the passage. In Ivano-Frankivsk region, three people were killed. The only one missing.

Destroyed 110 km of roads, 1850 m coast protection and 90 bridges in the Ivano-Frankivsk region. Damaged 429,7 km of roads and 130 bridges in Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv and Chernivtsi regions. Disrupted transport connection with the 34 settlements.

The Minister of internal Affairs also noted that it is important to make the entrance to settlements to provide people the necessary assistance.

“On the afternoon expected better weather conditions and consent to departure of the aircraft of the interior Ministry. The helicopters loaded with food and necessary equipment,” – said Arsen Avakov.