Ukraine’s Ministry of occupied territories tells amount of humanitarian aid for Donbas in 2017

Source : 112 Ukraine

The humanitarian aid was sent from Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus and UNICEF
16:51, 24 January 2018

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The Ministry of temporarily occupied territories and IDPs revealed the amount and what kind of the humanitarian aid was sent to the citizens of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Georgy Tuka, the Deputy Minister of occupied territories claimed this at the briefing as reported.

According to him, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation sent 720 tons of the humanitarian aid and laboratory for early diagnosis of tuberculosis among the population in 2016-2017.

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Switzerland sent 1, 635 tons of the chemical agents for water purifying, medical equipment and laboratory for early diagnosis of the causative agent of tuberculosis among the population.

Belarus sent four trucks with humanitarian aid in the sum of 59 tons, food products and sanitary products. Also, Lithuania sent 40, 000 euros to the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), including 38,000 euros for the implementation of ‘Capital repair in ambulatory’ project and 2,000 euros for the implementation of ‘Water Melody’ project.

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800 patients got the medical supplies for the continued treatment of HIV-infections from UNICEF and 500 patients got second-line TB medicine from the International Charitable Foundation ‘Alliance for Public Health’ and 210, 000 ampules of insulin were delivered to the hospitals of Donetsk and Luhansk regions by ICRC.

Earlier we reported that the World Food Program (WFP) of the United Nations stops its work in Donbas. It is known that from November 2014 to June 2017 the program provided food aid to 970,000 people in the zone of the escalation of the conflict.

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