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What to do and where to hide in case of war in Kiev

В мэрии Киева рассказали, что делать и куда прятаться в случае войны

A fund of civil defense protective structures has been created in Kiev to shelter the population from industrial emergencies of a man-made, natural and military nature.

The fund includes civil protection shelters, underground metro space, basements of residential buildings, underground parking lots and other underground space facilities that can be used to shelter the population, Ukrainian Pravda reports.

"Organizations and owners of these facilities, if necessary, will provide free access for shelter," the Kiev administration said.

A fund of civil defense protective structures has been created in Kiev to shelter the population from industrial emergencies of a man-made, natural and military nature.

The fund includes civil protection shelters, underground metro space, basements of residential buildings, underground parking lots and other underground space facilities that can be used to shelter the population, Ukrainian Pravda reports.

"Organizations and owners of these facilities, if necessary, will provide free access for shelter," the Kiev administration said.

According to the Civil Protection Code, shelters in shelters are subject to:

  • a) employees of the largest working shift of business entities assigned to the corresponding categories of civil protection and located in areas of possible significant destruction of settlements, which continue to operate in a special period;
  • b) personnel of nuclear power plants, other nuclear facilities and employees of business entities providing the operation of such stations (facilities);
  • c) employees of the largest working shift of business entities classified as particularly important for civil protection and located outside areas of possible significant destruction of settlements, as well as workers on duty personnel of business entities that ensure the vital activity of cities classified as relevant civil protection groups;
  • d) sick people, medical and service personnel of healthcare institutions who cannot be evacuated or cannot be evacuated to a safe place.

To protect people in emergency situations, dual-use facilities and simple shelters (basement and basement) are used.

Alert

Notification of the population about actions in case of emergencies is carried out through a network of wired broadcasting (through apartment and external speakers), as well as through local broadcasting stations and television, mobile cars equipped with loudspeakers.

To attract public attention in extreme cases, sirens and other signaling devices are turned on before transmitting information.

Remember! Sirens and intermittent beeps of other signaling devices mean a civil defense signal “ATTENTION TO ALL!”.

When you hear this tone, immediately turn on the speaker, radio or TV and listen to the emergency management message.

For each case of emergency prepared versions of messages on possible emergency situations.

After the sound signals (sirens, beeps, etc.), voice information about the emergency is transmitted.

After listening to the message, every citizen should act without panic and fuss in accordance with the instructions received.

The message includes: emergency information, place and time of the emergency; territory (areas, arrays, streets, houses, etc.) that falls into the lesion foci (zones); emergency procedures; other information.

MESSAGES will depend on the extreme conditions, sizes, duration and magnitude of the possible consequences of emergencies, the degree of danger of damage factors for the city population and the state of rescue and emergency emergency restoration work.

Each citizen who is at work must comply with all the orders of the head of civil protection of a business entity, act in accordance with the civil protection plan, and also participate in emergency rescue operations as part of formations or as directed by the civil defense authorities.

If a citizen is at home in case of emergency, he must:

  • to keep reproducers, radios, televisions constantly on at home in order to listen to orders and instructions of executive authorities, emergency departments;
  • inform the neighbors about the information received;
  • to alert individual respiratory and skin protection equipment, if not available, prepare the simplest means (casual clothing, shoes, cotton gauze dressings, film, etc.);
  • constantly keep personal protective equipment with you, prepare a medical kit, documents, communications, personal hygiene, food supply, and more;
  • to carry out fire preventive measures in the apartment (house) (turn off the gas, power supply, etc.), increase the protective properties of the apartment: close windows, windows, seal them;
  • specify the place of nearest shelter (basement, metro, parking) where you can hide.

If the signal caught you in transport, in a public place (store, theater, market, etc.), you must carefully and calmly listen to the message, determine where the metro station, shelters are nearby and get and hide in them as soon as possible. If you have time, get home as soon as possible and act in accordance with the instructions.