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Floods in Ukraine: Hungary ready to send engineering battalion to help

Source : 112 Ukraine

7,231 houses were flooded in 262 settlements in Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Lviv and Ternopil regions
18:48, 27 June 2020
 
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Hungary Peter Szijjártó offered to send TISZA multinational engineering battalion to help Ukraine after a natural disaster. This was announced by the Foreign Minister on  Facebook.

“Due to the bad weather in some parts of Ukraine, floods have occurred in recent days. We have offered our help to our neighbors for successful protection and recovery. Hungarian soldiers of the TISZA multinational technical battalion, which specializes in disaster management, are ready to go to a certain place if Ukrainian authorities will require it, "the minister said.

Intense rainfall during June 22-24 led to a complication of the flood situation in Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Lviv, Zakarpattya and Ternopil regions.
 
Related: Threat of drinking water pollution with hepatitis A, typhoid, dysenteria increased due to flooding, - Ministry of Health


The Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal instructed to develop a set of urgent measures to overcome the effects of the disaster in the western regions of Ukraine.

As of the morning of June 26, seven settlements in two regions remained de-energized: in Ivano-Frankivsk (6) and Chernivtsi (1).

7,231 houses were flooded in 262 settlements in Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Lviv and Ternopil regions. Due to the flood, 154 km of roads and 57 bridges were destroyed, 598 km of roads, 172 bridges and 650 m of dams were also damaged.
 
 
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