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August 10, 2022

IntMin Bode: In the context of extreme weather phenomena, over 3,300 missions of DSU took place last week

The Minister of Interior, Lucian Bode, declared on Wednesday that in the context of extreme weather phenomena, at the end of last week, over 3,300 missions took place through the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU) – 269 fire-fighting missions and over 2,700 emergency medical missions.

He said the average available force was almost 5,000 staff with almost 800 means each day.

The minister noted that the hydrometeorological situation at the end of last week continued on Monday and Tuesday, but with low intensity and a much lower number of affected localities.

“We had 37 meteorological warnings – 15 code yellow, 14 code orange and 8 code red, in 8 counties. Of course we are looking at the material damage registered. Unfortunately, we also have two victims, in Bistrita-Nasaud, Sangeorz Bai locality, respectively in Gorj, on the Reciu peak, two men were struck by lightning and died,” said Bode.

He added that over the weekend, 18 localities in 13 counties were affected more severely.

“60 streets, dozens of houses, buildings, dozens of cars, 38 only on weekends. The good news is that we did not register any victims,” the interior minister added.

Lucian Bode pointed out that there were 51 warnings sent by RO-ALERT messages at the end of last week.

“Through the professionalism of our colleagues in the Department for Emergency Situations, we guarantee prompt interventions and, in order to prevent such situations, and in collaboration with local authorities and other institutions involved, prompt interventions to remove the effects of these extreme phenomena,” Bode said, according to Agerpres.


Photo: www.gov.ro

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