600 thousand people in Luhansk region may be left without water again, - ICRC

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Red Cross voluntarily paid for November and October bills, but in order to avoid disaster in December, parties to the conflict must find a solution to the problem
20:32, 21 November 2016


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) urges the members of the Trilateral contact group in Minsk to take urgent measures to address the problem on payment of the bills for electricity, which enables water stations in the region to work. A statement was posted on the website of the ICRC.

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In early October, the ICRC decided to pay bills for October and November, so that people were not left without water, at the same time, Kyiv and representatives of the "republics" had time to negotiate and resolve the issue.

On December 1, the ICRC will not pay for electricity, and 600 thousand residents on both sides of the collision risk being cut off from the water supply.

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