Russia's Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM) unit is assisting victims of the earthquake in Nepal
In news from Nepal, Doctors of EMERCOM of Russia are reportedly providing assistance to 10 employees of the Russian Embassy affected by the Nepal catastrophe. Spokespersons for the Embassy of the Russian Federation told reporters this morning:
"Since day before yesterday, we have been working in Nepal to provide medical aid to the three affected employees of the Russian Embassy including; one child, and six local residents, plus an additional child.”
In addition, the Ministry, along with the Embassy of the Russian Federation and other Russian stakeholders has are taking requests from citizens who require evacuation to Russia. The agency went on to say;
"We have just worked out situations for 42 Russians, who have expressed their desire to leave Nepal. They will all return scheduled flights in the coming days.”
According to the latest data, the number of victims of the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal reached 6,204 and wounded 13,932 people so far.
Meanwhile, elements of the Russian Emergencies Ministry continue humanitarian operations to help people affected by the devastating earthquake. The joint team has divided in mobile groups and are carrying our relief operations according to EMERCOM.
In all, there are over 100 people and seven units of equipment, including two aircraft, involved in the humanitarian operation. Earlier two Il-76 planes evacuated 128 people from Kathmandu, including 91 Russians.