Early warning systems of the contamination appeared in the Far East

Early warning system for possible contamination of the territory appeared last year in the four regions of the Far East in the framework of the federal target program (FTP) "Overcoming the consequences of radiation accidents until 2015," according to the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations.

"Designed and equipped with pilot zones KSM-ZN Kamchatka, Primorye, Khabarovsk and Sakhalin region," — said in a report, "The results of the implementation of federal target programs in 2012."
According to the agency, they include positions automated radiation monitoring, mobile radiological laboratories and training facilities for the training of operating personnel services, emergency response, as well as software and hardware tools to support decision-making.

The aim of the program is to ensure the necessary conditions for safe living and farming in the contaminated areas, the completion of works to combat the effects of radiation accidents at the federal level, the creation of methodological, technical and institutional capacity to transmit further the problems associated with the contaminated area to the regional level .

Total funding for the Federal Program in 2011-2015 will amount to 9.28 billion rubles, including at the expense of the federal budget — 8.36 billion rubles.

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