Today, September 7, convened an operational meeting regarding the evacuation of children from those regions of the Kherson region, which are in close proximity to the plant “Crimean Titan”. This was announced by the head of the Kherson regional state administration Andrey Gordeev in the air “112 Ukraine”.
“At 10:00 will be the decision of our Commission. There is no question of evacuation, there is the question of rehabilitation and treatment to prevent morbidity our children. Last night the decision was made to provide opportunities for our children, subject to a possible affected area, to move to the camps to continue recovery. This also applies to pregnant women, we also provide the safety in medical institutions. In addition, we have to help the Crimean people who suffer from ecological disaster, we are ready to provide medical rehabilitation, health rehabilitation”, – he said.
Currently, air pollution from the administrative border of Kherson region and the Crimea is not fixed, however, it is noted that the wind was now blowing from the other side. If he changes direction, the indicators can also change.
Soldiers and police are deployed on adminpraise respirators. It is noted that the protective means American production, multi-layered and have the ability to adjust the level of protection.
In addition, KPVV on duty ambulances in case the military will need medical assistance.
As a reminder, PPC “Chaplinka and Kalanchak” temporarily closed for entry to the Crimea due to the chemical emissions of the plant “Crimean Titan”. Gordeev also previously reported that base on Arbat arrow is ready to accept evacuees from the disaster area children, as from the Crimea and Kherson region, if a decision is made to evacuate.
As previously reported, in the city of Armyansk in the North annexed the Crimea there was an emission into the atmosphere of substances of unknown origin. On metal objects, rooftops, on the leaves of the trees formed oily coating having a yellowish tint. First, the representatives of the occupation authorities did not recognize the problem, but on 4 September the “Crimean government” for the first time stated that the maximum permissible concentration of sulfur dioxide in Armyansk and nearby towns exceeded the norm. Children were evacuated, local residents encouraged to spend less time outdoors.
Plant for the production of titanium dioxide – a branch of LLC “Titanium investment” will completely suspend operations on Sunday, September 9.
Sulfur dioxide, or sulfur oxide (IV) – sulfur compound with the oxygen composition of SO2. Under normal conditions, this colorless gas with a characteristic pungent smell (smell of a lighted match). Very toxic. Symptoms of poisoning with sulphurous gas are runny nose, cough, hoarseness, severe sore throat and a peculiar taste. Inhalation of sulfur dioxide higher concentrations, asphyxiation, speech disorder, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, and possible acute pulmonary edema.