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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

In Kiev, a fund of civil defense protection facilities has been created to shelter the population from emergency situations of man-made, natural and military nature.

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

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

In Kiev, a fund of civil defense protection facilities has been created to shelter the population from emergency situations of man-made, natural and military nature.

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

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

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

  • a) employees of the largest working shift of business entities assigned to the relevant categories of civil protection and located in areas of possible significant destruction of human settlements that continue their activities in a special period;
  • b) the staff of nuclear power plants, other nuclear facilities and employees of business entities that ensure the functioning of such plants (facilities);
  • c) employees of the largest working shift of business entities classified as a special importance of civil protection and located outside the zones of possible significant destruction of settlements, as well as employees of the duty personnel of business entities who provide livelihoods of cities assigned to relevant civil protection groups;
  • d) patients, medical and attendants of healthcare institutions that are not subject to evacuation or cannot be evacuated to a safe place.

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

Alert

The public is notified about actions in the event of an emergency through a wire broadcasting network (via apartment and external loudspeakers), as well as through local broadcasting stations and television, and mobile vehicles equipped with loudspeakers.

In order 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 signal means mean a civil defense signal “ATTENTION TO ALL!”.

When you hear such a signal, immediately turn on the loudspeaker, radio or television and listen to the emergency management message.

For each case of emergency situations prepared versions of messages for possible emergencies.

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

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

The message includes: information about the emergency, the place and time of the emergency; the territory (districts, massifs, streets, houses, etc.) that falls into the lesions (zones) of destruction; emergency procedures; other information.

COMMUNICATIONS will depend on the extreme conditions, the size, duration and scale of the possible consequences of emergency situations, the degree of danger factors of destruction for the population of the city and the state of rescue and emergency emergency restoration work.

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

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

  • to keep the loudspeakers, radio receivers, television sets on at all times in order to listen to orders and instructions of the executive and emergency departments;
  • report received information to neighbors;
  • alert individual respiratory and skin protection equipment, in their absence, prepare the simplest means (casual clothing, shoes, cotton-wool dressings, film, etc.);
  • keep personal protective equipment with you at all times, prepare a first-aid kit, documents, communication facilities, personal hygiene, food supplies, etc.
  • to carry out preventive measures in the apartment (house) (prevention of gas, electricity, etc.), increase the protective properties of the apartment: close windows, air vents, compact them;
  • specify the place of the nearest refuge (basement, underground, parking) where you can hide.

If the signal caught you in a transport, public place (shop, theater, market, etc.), you need to carefully and calmly listen to the message, decide where the metro station, shelter is located nearby and get as soon as possible and take refuge in them. If you have time, get home as soon as possible and act in accordance with the instructions received.