Wednesday, October 01, 2014


Russia

More Than 10,000 Evacuated From Flood Waters In Siberia

Reports from Russia say thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in Siberia because of devastating flood waters there.

Russia’s national emergency response center, part of the Emergency Situations Ministry, said on June 1 that its rescue workers have already evacuated more than 10,000 people from residential buildings in Siberia.

The center said it had moved some 1,500 people --- including more than 500 children – into a camp with temporary dwellings.
 
Based on reporting by ITAR-TASS and Interfax 

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