The state sanitary and epidemiological service of Ukraine has requested the assistance of the mission of the world health organization in Ukraine in the assessment of health risks for Residents from a fire at the oil depot in the Kiev region, informs the Ministry of health of Ukraine on Thursday.
Tank farm in Kyiv oblast is burning for a fourth day, on Thursday night there burn 3 tanks of 17 that were burning before. According to the summary data, five people died, 18 were damaged.
"to provide expert technical support on health risk assessment of residents and in the area of influence of pollutants from the fire at the oil depot, the state sanitary and epidemiological service of Ukraine appealed to the mission of the who in Ukraine ", - informs the Ministry of health.
MoH also assures that local residents have the opportunity to use vegetables and fruit from their gardens, but they need to be washed, " ideally soap solution ". Anyway the sanitary-epidemiological service will conduct an analysis of vegetables and fruits.
according to the Ministry, according to the monitoring situation 8-11 June in settlements located close To the fire, exceedances of the concentration of harmful substances in the air. It is noted that the excess of harmful substances in the air of Kiev " cannot With certainty be associated With the fire at the oil depot ".