The zonal operational unit “North-West” monitored flood risk areas of Ishim river in Akmola region

According to the Algorithm of involvement of zonal operational units, established within the frame of UNICEF Project on UAV development in Kazakhstan, signed by CESDRR and MES RK, on 17 September 2021 the Disaster Prevention Department of MES RK requested to involve the zonal operational unit “North-West” in order to carry out activities to be prepared for forthcoming flooding period in Arshaly and Tselinograd districts of Akmola region.

The zonal operational unit “North-West” within the period from 20 to 24 September, in cooperation with officers of DES of Akmola region carried out aerial photography of the Ishim riverbed near Zhibek Zholy village in Arshaly district and Koyandy village using UAV Supercam S350F.

Overall, the operational unit “North-West” surveyed  a total area  of 27 square km.

Based on the results of processing of received data, the orthophotomap will be built to develop early recommendations and measures to protect settlements. Final materials will be submitted to the Disaster Prevention Department of MES RK and DES of Akmola region within the next few days.