Quarter of Donbas citizens are in desperate need of food, - UN

Source : 112 Ukraine

The situation of food lack significantly worsened
19:01, 16 August 2017


About quarter of citizens of the occupied territories of Luhansk and Donetsk regions incurs the deficit of the food products. It is the preliminary estimation of the food security by the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

‘According to the received data, 800 000 citizens of Donetsk and Luhansk regions incurs the deficit of the food products while 170 000 people are in desperate need of food. The extra difficult situation is observed in Donetsk Regions’, the message said.

UN reported that there is a difficult situation in the territories controlled by Ukraine. The percent of people who are in desperate need of food increased twice from 7% to 15%.

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