Luchkova V. I.

FLOOD–2013 ON THE AMUR RIVER AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR CITIES OF THE FAR EAST

Historical maximum water rise in the Amur River basin in July-September
2013 established a number of anomalous records. They have created new challenges
for cities and other populated areas of the Far East. These problems now facing the security
specialists, meteorologists, geologists, urban planners, architects, builders and many
other specialists. The article describes a chronicle of what happened in the Amur River
basin flood and operational measures to protect the cities of Khabarovsk Krai. Analyzed
the necessary strategic protection measures that indicate the need to change the mindset
of the public and professionals design and construction profile, corrections general direction
in the development of settlements.

Keywords: Амурский бассейн, водохранилище, город, дамбы, наводнение, паводок, чрезвычайная ситуация