Over 3.8 million Ukrainians in Donbas need humanitarian aid, - UN

Source : 112 Ukraine

UN has requested for $204 million for the humanitarian operation in the east of Ukraine
11:17, 7 December 2018


Over 3.8 million citizens of Ukraine living in the eastern regions, where the Joint Forces Operation takes place, need the humanitarian aid as UN reported.

“UN has requested for $204 million for the humanitarian operation in the east of Ukraine at the end of the past year, where 3.8 million people wait for the aid. The year is almost finished but the amount financed makes only 37% from the payment plan per each recipient,” the message said.

Related: UK to allocate $42.6 million to Ukraine for humanitarian aid, increase of defense capacity

Next year, the UN pledges to provide aid for 2.3 million Ukrainians the next year, requesting $162 million for this; it is less by 13% than in 2018.

Totally, more than 132 million people on our planet will need humanitarian aid next year. The establishments and agencies of the UN pledge to provide aid to the most vulnerable 94 million of them. In addition, $22 billion will be needed, excluding the operations in Syria.

Related: Belarus to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine in sum of $80, 000

Earlier, the UN delivered more than 100 tons of humanitarian aid to the occupied territories in Donbas region.

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