Over 11 settlements at risk of flooding in W Kazakhstan

Over 11 settlements at risk of flooding in W Kazakhstan
Photo credit: Kazakh Emergencies Ministry

Over 11 settlements are at risk of flooding in West Kazakhstan as the Ural River level rises, Kazinform News Agency cites the Kazakh Emergencies Ministry’s press service.

Kazakh Emergencies Minister Chingis Arinov visits each village and inspects flood embankments.

Within two days the Minister visited Burlin, Yanvartsevo, Rubezhinskoye, Ozernoye, Volodar, Baikonys, Zhaiyk and other villages. Since the beginning of floods, the region built over 100 km of embankment dams.

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