Experience of Elimination of Medical and Sanitary Consequences of Emergency in Magnitogorsk: Chronology of Events

Bubnova I.D.1, Prikolotin S.I.2, Ilyicheva O.E.1, Kharlamova U.V.2, Shurygin A.A.3

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1 South-Ural State Medical University, Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation

2 Chelyabinsk Territorial Center for Disaster Medicine, Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation

3 Chelyabinsk Health Ministry, Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation

UDC 614.83:614.88(470.55):«2018.31.12»

Pp. 23-26

Abstract. The experience of liquidation of medical and sanitary consequences of the emergency situation caused by domestic gas explosion and collapse of the entrance of a multistory building in Magnitogorsk on December 31, 2018 is presented. Actions to mobilize resources of the Government, the Ministry of Health and the Territorial Center for Disaster Medicine of Chelyabinsk region, organization of coordinated work of ambulance teams and visiting teams of specialized medical care, forensic experts and psychologists were analyzed. The important role of the Ministry of Health of Russia, of the Government and personally of the President of the Russian Federation V. Putin in the organization of care for the victims, in forming the third echelon of medical forces and means using air ambulance was noted.

Keywords: ambulance teams, casualties, Chelyabinsk Oblast Government, Chelyabinsk Oblast Ministry of Health, Chelyabinsk Oblast Regional Center of Disaster Medicine, domestic gas explosion, forensic experts, house collapse, psychologists, regional emergency situation, resource mobilization, specialized medical teams, third echelon of medical forces and facilities, victims

For citation: Bubnova I.D., Prikolotin S.I.,Ilyicheva O.E., Harlamova U.V., Shurygin A.A. Experience of Elimination of Medical and Sanitary Consequences of Emergency in Magnitogorsk: Chronology of Events. Meditsina katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2021;4:23-26 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.33266/2070-1004-2021-4-23-26

The material was received 07.06.21; the article after peer review procedure 29.11.21; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 13.12.21