The Ishim River Flooded Houses and Airport in Russia

11.05.2017

In the floods in Ishim and Ishim district of the Tyumen region, Russia, 112 homes were flooded, as well as the airfield of the sports club DOSAAF aviation with nine aircrafts, which now will need expensive repair.

The Ishim River Flooded Houses and Airport in Russia

Totally of 420 people were evacuated, including more than 100 children. Hundreds of people were sent to temporary accommodation centers.

Near the village Pleshkovo rescuers helped local residents to move the herd of horses, who found themselves in the flood zone, to the neighboring pasture. While foals were transported in boats. The operation was completed successfully, no animals were killed or injured.

The situation is gradually stabilizing: the water level is decreasing. The Emergency head of Russia Vladimir Puchkov ordered to strengthen the group on liquidation of flood consequences in the Tyumen region.