The first tranche of 811 million rubles for the seismic strengthening of buildings went to Tuva from the federal budget, said on Friday the Republican government.
Increased attention to the seismic situation in Tuva due to have taken place in the region for several months by two strong earthquakes. The first — a magnitude 6.7 with intensity of 9.8 — occurred Dec. 27, 2011 in the Kaa-Khem district of the republic, 100 kilometers east of Kyzyl at a depth of ten kilometers. Approximately in the same epicenter second earthquake of magnitude 7.6, which occurred in the February 26, 2012.
Earlier it was reported that the federal budget will allocate 1.4 billion rubles Tuva on the repair and strengthening of the seismic resistance of buildings.
"The Ministry of Finance of Tuva received funds in the amount of 811 million rubles for the program" Improving the sustainability of houses, basic facilities and life support systems in seismic regions of the Russian Federation for 2009 — 2014. "This is the first installment of the amount of 1.4 billion rubles, approved by the Government Russia in May of this year, "- said in a statement.
Head of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool assured that the Ministry of Construction and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic publicize a list of objects on the gain of which will be directed federal funds. It is known that among the critical infrastructure appear Shagonarskaya CHP and boiler number of other municipalities.