Odessa region is ready for the winter period 2018/2019

20 November 2018, 13:30
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All services in the region report their readiness to respond appropriately to emergencies that are characteristic of the winter period. The head of the Odessa regional state administration Maxim Stepanov announced this to journalists after the hardware meeting.

"All services without exception have worked out the algorithm of actions and interaction - from the Service of highways to Oblenergo. And, based on this information, which was announced during the hardware meeting, the region is ready to respond to emergency situations in the winter. We started preparations in May, taking into account the findings of last year. If there is a similar situation, the inhabitants of the region should feel protected ", - said Maxim Stepanov.

He also added that as in the past year, the services required full interaction. For example, in the event of an emergency on the highways of the region, the Highway Service, the National Police and the DSNC cooperate. A working chart of the winter maintenance of roads of state importance in the Odessa region is currently being developed. The locations of subcontractors and transport departments in the event of an emergency are indicated.

According to the head of the region, the responsible services should not only ensure the availability of the required amount of equipment, but its serviceability and the ability, if necessary, to quickly relocate it. Thus, the city and central district hospitals are equipped with hundreds of autonomous power sources and 40.8 tons of fuel. Another 73 generators are available in educational institutions. This will ensure a stable supply of electricity in the event of short-term network failures.

In addition, in the state of constant readiness there are 325 emergency restoration brigades JSC "Odessaoblenergo", which includes 1280 people and 319 units of road, special engineering equipment.

Recall that at the time of bad weather in the Odessa regional state administration, the regional headquarters are being deployed. Specialists monitor the situation around the region in the regions and cities around the clock. In the event of emergencies, all issues are dealt with online.