Became known the amount of damage from the flood in Transcarpathia

Стал известен размер ущерба от паводка на Закарпатье

On liquidation of consequences of elements it is necessary not less than 150 million.

Authorities of Transcarpathia previously estimated damage from flooding in 150 million. This reports the press service of the Transcarpathian regional state administration on Monday, may 27, reports the online edition of the with reference to the Correspondent.

“According to tentative data, the damage from the elements water resources of the region amounted to about UAH 100 million, and private agriculture — about 50 million UAH. This figure called for an extraordinary meeting of the regional Commission on questions tekhnogenno-ecological safety and emergency situations”, — stated in the message.

According to the acting Chairman of the Transcarpathian regional state administration Yaroslav Galas, the disaster has touched 94 settlements in ten areas of Transcarpathia.

“Flood wave has not yet left the region, what’s more, this week on Tuesday and Wednesday are forecasted rains, which can cause a new flooding of a local character. However, the water level in the rivers flowing in the areas of risk … began to decline,” he said.

According to officials, the exact amount of damages can be claimed after documenting all of the damaged objects.

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The Commission unanimously decided to pre-classify the floods as an emergency situation of natural character of regional level. This decision gives grounds for the appeal to the Cabinet with the request to allocate means for liquidation of consequences of elements from the contingency Fund of the State budget.

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