Kazakhstan Carries Out Evacuation Operations To Address Floods


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 31. Following themeeting of Kazakhstan's flood Coordination Headquarters, theMinistry of Emergency Situations evacuated over 11,000 people fromaffected areas, Trend reports via the press service of the Kazakhgovernment.

Out of them, 5,456 individuals are staying in temporaryaccommodation centers.

Currently, repair efforts are underway on 40 roads and bridgesaffected by flooding, along with 39 roadbeds. Communication withisolated settlements remains intact, and local authorities havereceived the necessary provisions of food and medicine. Assistance,including aerial support, is provided round the clock, with over7,000 people and 2,000 equipment units engaged in operations.

Monitoring of reservoirs and rivers is ongoing, with someoperating in transit mode and others in active water release oraccumulation.

Funding from government and local executive reserves will beallocated for reconstructing destroyed houses and conductingreconstruction efforts.

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