emergency situations

Shark kills woman in Hurghada, sea  closed for three days

Shark kills woman in Hurghada, sea closed for three days

In the Hurghada area, a shark attacked a woman in the sea. According to Al Arabiya,  it was impossible to save the victim. The deceased is a 68-year-old citizen of Austria, she was married to an Egyptian and lived permanently in …

Sikhs temple attacked in Kabul

Sikhs temple attacked in Kabul

An explosion occurred in a Sikh temple in Kabul this morning, Reuters reports, citing a spokesman for the temple. "There were about 30 people inside. We don't know how many of them are alive," TASS quotes the spokesperson …

Fire on Turkish ship extinguished, one person died

Fire on Turkish ship extinguished, one person died

The fire on the ship near the port of Temryuk in the Krasnodar Territory was extinguished, but one person died as a result of the emergency, a source in the emergency services of the Southern Federal District informs. "The fire is …

New minister of emergency situations appointed in Armenia

New minister of emergency situations appointed in Armenia

Armenian President Vahagn Khachatryan has appointed today Armen Pambukhchyan as new Minister of Emergency Situations. Prior to this appointment Pambukhchyan served as first deputy minister. He is a member of the pro-government Civil …

Russian ship runs aground in Volga-Caspian shipping canal

Russian ship runs aground in Volga-Caspian shipping canal

Today, at the 51st kilometre of the Volga-Caspian sea shipping channel, the ship Volgo-Balt 239 en route to Iran ran aground, the regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for the Astrakhan region …

Kazakhstan declares state of emergency in Nur-Sultan

Kazakhstan declares state of emergency in Nur-Sultan

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declared a state of emergency in the capital city of Nur-Sultan on Wednesday, his office said, amid violent protests in several major cities that police struggled to disperse. On January 2, crowds …

Mine collapses in Georgia

Mine collapses in Georgia

Two people are under the rubble as a result of the rubble collapse at a coal mine in the Georgian city of Tkibuli, the Emergency Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia informs. According to preliminary …

Number of flood victims rises in Turkey

Number of flood victims rises in Turkey

At least 55 people died in floods in northern Turkey, the government's emergency management agency informs. "As a result of the floods, 46 people died in Kastamonu, 8 people in Sinop and one person in Bartin," RIA Novosti …

13 families in Almaty lost their homes due to fire

13 families in Almaty lost their homes due to fire

A fire broke out in an apartment building at 12 Aktolkyn Street in the Zhetysu district, as a result 13 families were left homeless. Seven of them are staying with relatives, and six are in hotels. Akim of Almaty instructed to establish …

Annual rainfall floods Anapa and Temryuk

Annual rainfall floods Anapa and Temryuk

The Governor of the Krasnodar Territory, Veniamin Kondratyev, reported that the annual precipitation rate in Anapa and Temryuk fell in 24 hours. ”Over 24 hours, both Anapa and Temryuk were flooded with annual rainfall,” he …

Head of EMERCOM reports Putin on pace of evacuation in Kuban

Head of EMERCOM reports Putin on pace of evacuation in Kuban

Emergency Situations Minister Yevgeny Zinichev, during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the elimination of the consequences of flooding and forest fires in a number of regions of Russia, said that 1 540 people, including 995 …

Crimean rescuers save fishermen on broken boat

Crimean rescuers save fishermen on broken boat

Today, Crimean rescuers returned two fishermen to the shore, the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region reports. At 11:34 am, the Crisis Management Center received a message that in the area of ​​the villages of Vitino and …

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expresses his condolences to Merkel

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expresses his condolences to Merkel

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed condolences to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in connection with the death of people as a result of downpours and floods caused by the Cyclone Bernd. "Sharing your grief at …

Explosion in park in north Tehran, no one hurt

Explosion in park in north Tehran, no one hurt

A loud blast heard in north Tehran early on Saturday was caused by an "unknown object" exploding in a park but no-one was hurt, Reuters reports citing Iranian state television.  "An unknown object exploded ...There …

Abkhaz rescuers stop searching for Russian tourist

Abkhaz rescuers stop searching for Russian tourist

After ten days of the search operation, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Abkhazia stopped searching for a Russian tourist from Yekaterinburg, Vladimir Ulyanov, who got lost in the upper reaches of the Gumista River, the press service of …

Kuban firefighters extinguish landfill near Anapa

Kuban firefighters extinguish landfill near Anapa

This morning, a landfill located near the Verkhniy Chekon farm caught fire to the northeast of Anapa, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry's Main Directorate for the Krasnodar Territory informed. The dispatcher of …

Natural fire brakes out in Kuban

Natural fire brakes out in Kuban

Rescue services are trying to extinguish the forest litter, which caught fire near Gelendzhik, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region reports. According to the department, an emergency call was received …