At the bottom of the Kakhovka hydroelectric plant there were many substances dangerous to health.
Chemicals, causative agents of infectious diseases from cemeteries, latrines and landfills can end up in wells and open water bodies in the territory flooded as a result of the detonation of a hydroelectric power plant by a terrorist country. reported June 7 at the press service of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
“In the next 3-5 days, due to a rapid drop in the water level, a fish plague will be observed in the Kherson region and flooded areas in Zaporizhzhia. It is strictly forbidden to collect such fish and consume (salt or dry) it! There is a risk of botulism. Specialists of the Center are already working on the ground control and prevention of diseases and take water samples from reservoirs and wells, etc.,” the message reads.
To reduce the risk of infectious diseases in the affected areas, follow these rules:
Drink only bottled or imported water.
Take water for cooking and household needs only from proven sources. A river or a well in the yard are no longer proven sources of water. As well as a water pipe intended for technical purposes.
Boil or otherwise disinfect water taken for drinking, washing fruits, berries or dishes. However, remember that boiling does not rid the water of chemical pollution!
Avoid foods that have been flooded with water (even canned food).
Subject all products to heat treatment (boiling, frying, baking).
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap.
Do not put on clothes that were contaminated during flooding without first washing and disinfecting.
“In the regions, stocks of antibiotics and sorbents for the treatment of acute intestinal infections are forming. If you experience abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, elevated body temperature and other unusual symptoms, do not resort to self-medication – immediately consult a doctor,” added Ministry of Health
On the night of June 6 the Russian occupiers blew up Kakhovskaya HPP. Rapid flooding of coastal settlements and parts of Kherson began. Urgent evacuation has been announced in the region.
The Chief Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense has evidence the use of explosives by the Russian occupiers for undermining the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station.
Due to the destruction by the Russian occupiers of the Kakhovka hydroelectric plant in the Kherson region there was a flood and in neighboring regions. It destroyed the bridge on the Ingulets River in Elizavetivka, Mykolaiv Region, the head of the Sniguriv City Military Administration reported on June 7 Ivan Kukhta. In the village of Galaganivka, the bridge was also completely flooded.