September 8, 2013. According to hydrologists, on the upper and middle Amur continued steady decline in levels. In the Amur River region is almost completely returned to its banks. Only in the area of the village Konstantinovka floodplain flooded by 29 cm
Intensive water downturn continues in the Jewish Autonomous Region on 38-42 cm per day, below the confluence of the Songhua River — by 12-17 cm per day. In Lenin and Nizhnespasskogo remain significant flooding of the river.
Near Khabarovsk, compared with the maximum high water level of water has fallen to 27 cm, in Yelabuga — 7 cm marks Hazardous still exceeded almost 2 meters.
In the area of the lower Amur situation remains grim. Siberian flood crest approaches the Trinity. In Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the water level reached 882 cm, Nizhnetambovskoye? 985 cm
The water level in the Amur River at Komsomolsk-on-Amur up to 882 cm
September 8, 2013. The water level in the Amur River at Komsomolsk-on-Amur rose a day for 11 cm — to 882 cm, according to the regional Department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. According to the forecasts of hydrologists in the next two days continued rise in water level (will add 20-25 cm). In Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the flood flooded 578 houses with a population of 5 thousand 258 people, among them — one thousand 252 children.
Daily from the coastal towns of the city, within the area of flooding, evacuation is carried out. Total evacuated 1 thousand 285 people, including 323 children. For evacuees deployed in five temporary accommodation of the population. In addition, people are placed in apartments, allocated by the City of maneuvering housing. In temporary accommodation situated 225 people, among them — 71 children.
Volunteers help rescuers
September 8, 2013. In Komsomolsk-on-Amur locals take an active part in saving the city from the water is constantly advancing. Volunteers for the past three weeks to help relief workers build temporary levees and strengthening defenses of bags filled with sand.
Thus, in the district of "Sail" on the eve of the rescuers came to the aid of about 300 people, including students of Marine Engineering College (they have participated in the construction of the dam Mylkinskoy, as well as the evacuation of the village of Mendeleev), Gagarin factory workers, and employees of Russian Railways and a number of other businesses. You can also meet students and their teachers, workers and researchers who come to help rescue workers at the end of their working day.
The work of volunteers is well organized: people divided into groups of three people, and they are working around the clock in shifts. For an hour each group can fill up hundreds of bags of sand.
In the MOE emphasize that all the volunteers work on a voluntary basis, and to replenish their ranks can any citizen — is here for all the work there.