Mode due to the drought emergency declared in eight districts of the Chelyabinsk region, told the Chelyabinsk Region Governor Mikhail Yurevich in his microblog on Twitter.
"To charge the Ministry of Agriculture to organize help farmers affected by the drought. Emergency mode already in eight districts, two more are preparing to announce. Help assume deferred loan and leasing, in obtaining federal funds. Verify the effectiveness of crop insurance," — wrote Yurevich.
There was severe drought in Chelyabinsk region in 2010. Since the beginning of June 2010 stood in the hot weather — plus 30-35 degrees, mostly without rain, little wind blowing. Ministry of Agriculture of the Chelyabinsk region then sent to the Russian government request for a loan of $ 4 billion rubles for the affected areas.
Later, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, who oversees agriculture, wrote in a Twitter Jurewicz, which will be on Friday and Saturday in the Chelyabinsk region, and proposed to discuss the issue.