40 tons of humanitarian cargo took on Board your aircraft Il-76 EMERCOM of Russia, which flew on the morning of 8 November from the Ramenskoye airfield near Moscow in the Vietnamese port of Cam Ranh. Humanitarian aid intended for the population affected by severe floods. Traditionally, in the disaster area and sent all that is needed for the victims, sugar, fish, meat and canned milk, baby food and tents, which will be the temporary replacement of homes, swept away by the elements.
Typhoon “Demri” that struck at the weekend in the Central part of Vietnam, has become the most destructive natural disaster in the country over the last 20 years. The number of victims has exceeded 60 people, dozens of people were missing. In addition, about 80 thousand buildings were damaged, many parts of the country remained without power, about 40 thousand people were forced to leave their homes. In many areas of Vietnam there is no electricity, do not operate schools and hospitals, missing rail and road connections.
To provide humanitarian assistance to residents of the Republic instructed the Cabinet of Ministers, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. For these purposes, the established cooperation of all the necessary services and tools. The size of the Russian humanitarian aid — 5 million dollars.
“Our initiative will be heard, and the countries that will participate in the APEC summit in Vietnam, da Nang show solidarity with the Vietnamese people in the form and amount that would deem possible”, — said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.
EMERCOM of Russia in the name of life 2017. Chronicle of events