Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructs to closely monitor the flood situation
The flood situation in East Kazakhstan region was considered during today’s Government meeting outside the agenda.
Akim of East Kazakhstan region Daniyal Akhmetov made a report on the measures taken. As a result of unfavorable weather conditions, 230 residential houses remain flooded in East Kazakhstan region.
According to the information of the regional Akimat, 1526 people were evacuated from the flooded houses. Employees of the Red Crescent Foundation provided material assistance to 471 people for the amount of 14 million tenge.
17 overflows and 2 erosions of highways and culverts occurred in the region in the period from March 7 to 25. Currently 2 erosions and 14 overflows have been eliminated, 3 overflows are monitored.
Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Zh. Suleimenov and Minister of Energy K. Bozumbayev also reported on anti-flood measures and hydrometeorological forecasts.
Summing up the consideration of the issue, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed Akims of the regions, Astana and Almaty cities to closely monitor the flood situation and provide all necessary assistance to the victims.
Coordination is entrusted to First Deputy Prime Minister A. Mamin.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan