Russian Emergencies Ministry conducts large-scale exercises in the Southern Federal District, under the leadership of the head office of Vladimir Puchkov, reported Sunday ministry spokesperson Irina Rossius.
"In the exercise involved more than 7,000 people and 1.5 million units of machinery, including a willingness to enter into the area of conditional emergency, there are over 5,000 people and thousands of pieces of equipment," — said Rossius.
In addition, the head office of Emergency for the Krasnodar Territory and southern regional center offices have been set up operational headquarters, and in readiness in the home bases are four helicopters ministry.
"The exercise will be tested the willingness of all governments of the Southern Regional Emergency Center to all sorts of types of natural emergencies — landslides, mudslides, earthquakes and other" — said the representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, transfers
According to her, will be worked out including the organization of work in the aftermath of damage to the water main, the elimination of the consequences of the landslide and avalanche, including at the Olympic sites in Sochi — particularly in the area of the ski center "Rose Farm".