The authorities of the Orenburg region introduced a state of emergency due to locusts and webworm, destroying agricultural crops, according to the website of the government of the region.
Emergency mode was introduced on June 9, this message appeared on Thursday, June 14.
"Decree of the Governor in some areas of the Orenburg region introduced a state of emergency due to a natural disaster — natural emergencies that resulted in loss of crops dangerous pests (locusts and webworm)," — said in a statement.
Regime introduced in all areas except Abdulinsky the north-west of the region, as well as in four of the eight cities in the region — Orenburg, Orsk, Novotroitsk and Mednogorsk (not on the list of cities Sorochinsk, Guy, Buzuluk Buguruslan).
"The heads of municipalities advised to take immediate steps to reduce the negative effects of the emergency, organized activities to processing agricultural areas against dangerous pests," — said the regional government.