1517 lives saved this yearSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As of first ten months of this year, 4317 disastrous occurrence have been recorded. As a result, 187 people died, 112 injured and 26083 livestock died and resulted MNT 48.1 billion loss.
27742 people and 5256 equipment of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other organizations saved the lives of 1517 people and property worth MNT 53.1 billion.
MNT1.1 billion was spent from NEMA and local budget for disaster prevention and elimination of consequences this year.
Compared with the same period of previous year, number of saved people increased by 627 or 70 percent, protected property value increased by MNT 18.5 billion or 53 percent.
529 rescuers and 122 equipment worked on 70 calls of traffic accident and saved the lives of 83 and transferred 51 bodies to the police.