Volga lights № 18 Salvation drowning - the work of the drowning themselves (1991)

Newsreel №76547, 1 part, duration: 0:09:25, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:A. Sapronov
Camera operators:L. Denisov
Sound mixer:V. Kolodeznij


The issue talks about the flooding in the Astrakhan region in the spring of 1991.

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The journalist says the extent of flooding in the Astrakhan region (synchronous).

The types of submerged settlements and territories of the Astrakhan region (top).

The man at the stern of a motor boat showing one of the flooded villages.

The trees in the water.

View of the flooded village, people fleeing on boats.

The flooded street of the village.

The building collapsed in the floods.

Cows looking for grass at the water's edge.

A herd of cows grazing.

Panorama and types of flooded areas.

Map of the flooded areas, the members of the headquarters for flood control during the meeting.

Excavation, loading soil in truck bodies, the driver looks out of the cab.

People stand near their cars after the evacuation from the flooded areas.

Dump truck on the construction of the bulk protective dam.

Refugees on the road.

People remove a boat from the roof of the car.

Women in the car.

The dog is lying on the sand.

Man and woman in rubber boots overcome the flooded area.

Dog floating on the water.

View of flooded area (above).

Hydrologist Khripunov I. A. speaks about the prospects of mnogovodnee in the period up to 2010, the forecasts for the near future, increasing river flows, the need to focus on predictions in the future (synchronously).

View of a bridge on the flooded area (above).

The ship at the pier.

Chairman of the Astrakhan regional Council clerks I. N. tells about the annual erroneous forecasts of hydrologists, the major flaw in assessment of flood situation and emergency hydrologists reset the Volga, about the need to adjust river flows to avoid floods and the construction of permanent fortifications in the way of possible flood (synchronously).

View of flooded streets of the village.

People on the protective dam, the panorama of the flooded village.

Construction of a protective dam, unloading of the truck.

Man goes barefoot in the flooded area.

View of the flooded village (above).

Diacov said the lack of assistance from the regional and the Federal Center in relation to flood management (synchronously).

The types of flooded settlements.

The man on the stern of the motorboat.

The tractor driver sits in the tractor cab.

Panorama of flooded fields, the road between fields.

Dogs at the water's edge.

Calendar: 1991

Locations: Astrakhan region [769]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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