The system of public notification of the threat of flooding in the Kuban did not work properly, mistakes were made, said Monday during a conference call Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov.
During the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin asked how, according to Puchkov, triggered a warning system.
"According to preliminary estimates, warning the population was organized, but, unfortunately, a comprehensive work has been undertaken. On the part of the leaders in the field and some services were errors … Not all the population was notified in a timely manner," — he said.
Tufts noted that, according to at 10.00 MSK, 171 people died, been lost essentials, 3.3 thousand people, in full — 18,700 people, another 800 people are in the health facilities. All affected more than 22 thousand people, the head of the Emergencies Ministry.
Flooding on the night of July 7, flooded about 5,000 homes in three cities (Gelendzhik, Crimea, Novorossiysk) and a number of villages of the Krasnodar Territory. Breached the electrical, gas and water supply, road and rail traffic.
Cause flooding officials describe rainfall. The version of the cause of the catastrophic flood could become Neberdzhaevskogo discharges water reservoir, the investigation refused when it was determined that discharges were regular, non-mass and overflow dams were recorded.