MES summarizes previous week: there were 469 cases in total, 228 of which were emergent and 5 deaths

12:25 / 24.08.2020

On August 17-23, in total 469 cases were registered in the Crisis management national center of the Rescue Service of the MES of the RA, 228 of which were emergent, including 146 fire cases, three collapses, one rock-fall, two search and rescue operations, 13 suicide attempts, 25 snake detection cases, 47 road traffic accidents, as well as 116 household calls: there were 96 casualties, four citizens were rescued as a result of the operative rescue activities.

13 cases of poisoning were registered as well.

Unfortunately, five cases of death were registered during last week.

Nine cases of the blockage of transport means were registered connected with weather conditions and other factors. The rescuers rendered support to 30 citizens and removed 14 means of transport blocked on the roadways to safe areas.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia urges to be as vigilant as possible and preserve elementary safety rules both in everyday life and on roads.

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