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Emergencies rates decreased 18.4% in 2011, Kazakh Minister

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11:47 21.05.2012
text: Kazinform
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"Emergencies rates in 2011 dropped by 18.4%, number of injured by 16.2% and death toll by 18.9% as compared to 2010," Kazakh Emergency Minster Vladimir Bozhko told the Government Hour at the Majilis.

"Emergency Ministry services rescued 8 662 people, evacuated 10 184 from emergency areas, rendered medical and psychological assistance to 2 499, extinguished 15 000 fires in 2011 and the first quarter of 2012," he added.