933 thousand IDPs scattered in Ukraine
14:10, 25 August 2015

933 thousand IDPs scattered in Ukraine

158,7 children are deprived of shelter

14:10, 25 August 2015


The latest press-release published by State Emergency Service unveiled the picture of the situation with those Ukrainians, who were forced to flee their homes due to Russian occupation and hostilities. From the total amount of 933 thousand IDPs, 912 thousand came from Luhansk and Donetsk regions, and  another 20.8 thousand moved to mainland Ukraine from Crimea.

158,7 thousand children became internally displaced. The press release also states that from the total amount, 458 thousand are disabled and elderly.

The top Ukrainian regions, where the IDPs use to locate, are Luhansk, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Kyiv. Luhansk region has the largest IDP population in Ukraine. Currently, there are about 213 thousand IDPs, including 17 thousand children and 208 thousand disabled people and elderly in Luhansk region. Kharkiv region has hosted 187 thousand people, Donetsk – 111 thousand, Dnipropetrovsk – 84 thousand, Zaporizhia – 65 thousand, Kyiv – 44 thousand (and 39 thousand found some shelter in Kyiv city).

The least number of those deprived of shelter and their habitual sources moved to western regions of the country – Ternopil (2.7 thousands), Chernivtsi (2.7 thousands), Ivano-Frankivsk (3.6 thousands), Rivne (3.5 thousands), Volyn (4 thousand).

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