High economic costs. In 2018, a total damage worth 1.5 billion rubles was estimated from floods in Yakutia region.
Disruption in transport and educational services due to waterlogging.
High economic costs. In 2018: direct damage from forest fires in Yakutia was estimated at 90.5 million rubles.
Disruption in economic, transports and supply chain and education activities.
Storms cause significant damage to urban infrastructure, downing trees, traffic lights, bus stops and roofs, etc.
Damage in urban infrastructure increases the risk of a sudden failure of energy supplies, urban fire and disruption of other services.
Around 30% of buildings in Yakutsk have damages from ground movements. In the future, 70% of the infrastructure could need to be rebuilt.
Around 40% of all urban fire in Yakutsk occurs in the residential sector, mainly involving private housing, which consists typically of wooden houses.
In 2013, disruption caused panic in the city about possible future product deficit and provoked bulk-buying, which led to a surge in prices.
Preliminary cost of sending the goods in the emergency mode by air transport and later by winter ice roads was estimated at 900 million rubles.
Impact in health system. Disruption in schools and education services.
COVID-19 restrictive measures led to widespread disruptions in economic and social processes due to efforts in containing the spread of the disease.