To protect the population in the future, it is important to take a comprehensive approach and not only to design storage facilities in new homes, but also to solve the problem with existing ones ,
KYIV.UkraineGate , 19 , May , 2022 | War News .
“We need a nationwide civil protection program, which will not only design storage facilities in apartment buildings, but also fortified underground parking lots, new district heating systems, rebuilt for modern protection against air raids. In addition, we need to change the electricity transmission system and build underground stations energy distribution, which, incidentally, is cheaper to build than ground, “said the expert.
In addition, according to Popenko, the civil protection program should address the issues of existing buildings where there are no bomb shelters, or if there are, they are not equipped. The expert noted that in such cases it is necessary to develop a plan for the construction of bomb shelters in each district, taking into account the number of inhabitants within walking distance within minutes, and new heating systems.
The interlocutor also noted that the responsibility for bomb shelters and their equipment should be regulated, as well as the decentralization of energy supply.
“For example, a thermal power plant was destroyed in Chernihiv, and in fact it does not belong to anyone. It was previously leased, but now they have refused to continue the lease. Now it is unknown who will repair it and who will operate it. operation, because there is no clearly defined responsibility for them, “Popenko said.
Parliament has initiated the development of new building codes, which provide for reliable bomb shelters in rebuilt and new buildings, said the head of the political party “Servant of the People” Elena Shulyak. She noted that Ukraine is developing a plan to restore residential buildings and infrastructure destroyed by the occupiers.