The Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) of Russia has created aviation squads in all Russian cities, where the games of the World Cup will take place, the deputy head of EMERCOM, Vladlen Aksyonov said.
In addition, flight safety measures have been developed – commercial flights over cities of the World Cup have been coordinated with the federal executive authorities and the centers of air traffic management system. The routes and places of water availability for the Be-200BC airplanes (for extinguishing fires) have been determined,” Aksyonov said.
The Football World Cup will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018 in 11 cities of Russia. In each of them, the all-Russian system of public emergency notification (Oksion) operates. “Mock-ups scenarios are being practiced and the Oksion system will be working in Russian, English, Spanish, Arabic, German and French for the duration of the World Cup,” Aksyonov said.