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Instructions in connection with wildfires in Irkutsk Region and Buryatia

April 29, 2017

Vladimir Putin heard a detailed report of Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov on measures taken to extinguish the wildfires and minimise the breaking out of new ones.

During telephone conversations, Irkutsk Region Governor Sergei Levchenko and Acting Head of Buryatia Alexei Tsydenov informed the President on the relief efforts following the wildfires.

Vladimir Putin instructed Mr Levchenko and Mr Tsydenov to organise all the necessary measures to provide temporary accommodation to the people who have lost their homes, and make available medical aid and all the necessary social services.

April 29, 2017