Senator asking Government to provide material aid to residents of Atbasar village damaged by flood

Astana. April 24. KazTAG - Svetlana Dzhalmagambetova, Senate Deputy, has addressed to the Prime Minister asking to provide material aid to people of Atbasar village and nearby settlements which were damaged by flood.

"488 houses have been damaged, 17 houses have been totally destroyed. 164 houses were damaged and not suitable for living, 307 houses need repair. Initially it was promised to allocate 500 mln tenge from the republican budget," she said.

In her words, the houses are being inspected by the independent commission for damage appraisal.

"460 mln cu m of water flowed in the settlements. More than 500 houses of Atbasar, Zarechniy, Borisovka, Pakrovka, Smirnovka, Sadovoye villages were flooded. 1500 people lost their property, 18 streets were destructed," she said.