Gnel Sanosyan Presented Details about the Works Carried out in the Disaster Zone

  • by Western Armenia, May 29, 2024 in Society
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Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of Armenia, Gnel Sanosyan, presented details on the works being carried out in a number of communities of Tavush and Lori regions, which were declared disaster zones due to floods.

Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of Armenia, Gnel Sanosyan, presented details on the works being carried out in a number of communities of Tavush and Lori regions, which were declared disaster zones due to floods.

"Yesterday evening, we carried out a division of works in different directions," said the minister, adding that works on the restoration of railways, roads, bridges, power transmission lines, gas pipelines, as well as inventory and food supply to residents are being carried out.

Sanosyan elaborated that each team is trying to implement the task given to it.

He also informed that they are discussing with specialists at Ayrum station the possibility of making the station bridge temporarily usable for light passenger vehicles.

The government of Eastern Armenia has decided to declare a disaster zone in the communities of Tavush and Lori regions that were affected by floods. On May 26, due to heavy rains, floods occurred in a number of communities in Tavush and Lori regions, causing huge material losses, causing the collapse of roads and bridges.

4 people died as a result of floods.  The government has decided to allocate a total of 300 million drams to Tavush and Lori regions for solving urgent problems in communities affected by floods.