In Bolivia, the flood are going to escapewith large marshes— Well they absorb water during the rainy season. It is no wonder that Hispanics have attended this — because exactly one year ago, the countrysuffered fromsevere flooding. At the time, the Venezuelans were sent to Bolivia to help the Russian Mi-17-V5. In general, "peaceful" exploits our helicopters reason persistently ignored, everyone loves to remember just how they fired at someone in Afghanistan. But on account of our Mi-17 saved thousands of lives, as can be readin an interviewhead of the department of foreign economic activity of the state corporation "Rostekhnadzor" Sergei Goreslavskaya.
Mi-17 against the "Katrina"
Goreslavsky mentions a few known cases of the use of the Mi-17 rescue workers — particularly during the major floods in the United States, literallyerased from the face of the earth New Orleansin 2005. At the time of the floods in Mexicothere were 60 Mi-17 helicopters, the first of which were bought back in the 90s. These cars and sent people to pull out of the abyss.
Chinese Mi-17 in Pakistan
In 2010, China sentFour Mi-17 in Pakistanfor rescue operations during floods, the first three days claimed the lives of 430 people. Interestingly, thisthe first time in the history of China, when the government sent military helicopters abroad for humanitarian assistance.
Two Mi-17 and saved thousands
The Afghan military has used domestic helicopters during one of the major floods in Afghanistan. With just two Mi-17 in five days wassaved more than a thousand people.
In 1999, a natural disaster has overtaken Venezuela, where mudslides razed entire villages on the coast. Again, people took out two of our Mi-17 assaid in an interviewSergei Goreslavsky of "Rostekhnadzor." All in all the countries of Latin America received about 450 helicopters line "Mi".
Now "Rostekhnadzor" places great emphasis on cooperation with Latinos. For example, in Brazil, will be delivered by civilian Mi-171A1, Ka-32A11VS newest and Ka-62. According Goreslavskaya, it will allow the corporation to expand its influence in the region. And at the same time and save even more lives in case. Although in 2012 and behind,new end of the world is not far off.