The power of Volokolamsk said that more than 500 residents complain of health against the background emission in the garbage landfill

More than 500 residents of Volokolamsk, including 418 children, went to the hospital with complaints that they associate with gas emissions in the garbage landfill «Sound». This was announced by first Deputy Minister of health of Moscow suburbs Vladimir Yushchuk on the Council of deputies of city district, writes «RBC».

According Yushchuk, from 21 to 29 March in the hospital turned 519.

«The blood levels of toxins. 40 people sent to sanatorium treatment,» he said.

According to officials, the doctors treat children aged 10 to 15 years and adults from 30 to 50 years.

The city authorities encouraged local residents to wear a wet gauze bandage, not to ventilate the room and do not engage in active physical exercise. Those who suffer from vascular disease, recommended to measure blood pressure every two hours.

In a press-service of the Ministry of health of the Moscow region said that only 266 of the applied complaints associated with greenhouse gas emissions., of these, 165 were children.

«Now on hospitalisation there are 10 children, the others are discharged home,» – noted in the Ministry of health.

March 21 at the garbage landfill «Sound» near the Russian Volokolamsk there was a release of hydrogen sulfide. The local education Department with this incident linked the poisoning of three dozen students of local school №2.

On 30 March the Ministry of emergency situations reported that the locals gave the first batch of personal protection equipment and getting ready to buy another batch of respirators. Residents of Volokolamsk argued that no means of protection the government did not provide.

Volokolamsk is located 98 km to the West from Moscow. The city’s population in 2017 accounted for more than 20 thousand people.




The power of Volokolamsk said that more than 500 residents complain of health against the background emission in the garbage landfill 30.03.2018

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