The damage put by flooding in Republic Moldova for last 10 years, makes about 6 (six) billions pour, that represents almost two annual budgets, - the general director of Department of extreme situations Filip Beshlaga has informed at a seminar Methodological bases of protection against flooding.
As has noted Бешлягэ, from 26 kinds of the acts of nature observed in Republic, flooding are the most dangerous. Annually in Moldova the flooding caused by storm rains and bad management by water basins are registered. On presented Бешлягэ to the statistican, as a result of flooding for last decade the damage approximately in 44 million US dollars is registered. Flooding have caused secondary flooding - level increase подпочвенных the waters, caused a damage approximately in 12 million US dollars, and the landslips directly connected with these phenomena, have caused to a national economy a loss in 16 million US dollars.
Only in 1994 of flooding have caused a damage approximately in 1,5 billion леев, that at present makes almost 118 % of the consolidated budget of Moldova.
In Moldova it is registered also about three thousand water basins, 10 which percent represent real threat of flooding. At the same time, are subject to risk of flooding about 27 thousand houses in 659 settlements in which lives almost 150 thousand persons. Others almost 300 thousand persons live in zones of risk of occurrence of secondary flooding, and 60 thousand persons - in оползневых risk zones. As a result of registered in Moldova since 1991 and on the given moment of flooding more than 70 persons were lost.
Participants of a seminar have underlined, that the investment of one лея in protection against flooding would save 6-7 леев which should be spent for restoration of the damage put by flooding.