On the island of Kunashir appeared rescue center for monitoring and forecasting of emergency situations, the press service of EMERCOM in the Sakhalin region.

the New unit is equipped with modern technology and new systems of monitoring and forecasting the meteorological situation, and also complexes of monitoring of geodynamic processes.

“the Kuril Islands are regularly exposed to various natural disasters, so the monitoring center can be used to predict an emergency, to avoid the destruction of buildings and the main thing – to save human lives”, – told correspondent “RG” the mayor of Yuzhno-Kurilsk Vyacheslav Vlasenko.

According to the mayor, a similar centre in the near future work on the island of Iturup.

In the opening ceremony of the new part was attended by the head EMERCOM of Russia Evgeny Senichev. He handed over a new search and rescue unit certificate for nine pieces of equipment.