MIA will direct the aircraft in the affected flood regions

The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine has sent in the affected flood regions of the country extra strength to the aftermath of the disaster, announced on Wednesday interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

On Wednesday Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal, interior Minister Avakov, the head of civil service on emergency situations, Nikolai Chechetkin and commander of the national guard Mykola Balan urgently flew to Ivano-Frankivsk region for the decision of questions of overcoming of consequences of bad weather.

The Minister added that the authorities have established an operational headquarters, headed by Prime Minister of Ukraine.

It is noted that at the moment, units of the interior Ministry carried out the evacuation of people, air and ground monitoring, Bank protection, pumping and drainage of water. Attracted more than 1.5 thousand police officers, rescue workers and guards.

On Monday, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine has introduced emergency security measures because of bad weather in Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi regions of Ukraine. Heavy precipitation also affected the Lviv and Zakarpatska regions. In the framework of the state service for emergency situations said that the bad weather has already killed three people, 389 evacuated.