Switzerland sends $150.000 worth of humanitarian aid to Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The aid includes medical equipment and consumables
09:54, 21 October 2017

Ministry of temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has sent its 7th humanitarian mission to Donbas, according to their website.

“The Swiss team accompanying the convoy delivered a new tuberculosis diagnostic device and associated supplies (total value: CHF 180,000) to the Luhansk Tuberculosis Clinic. Since the outbreak of the conflict in 2014, Switzerland has been the only humanitarian actor that has delivered tuberculosis diagnostic devices to Luhansk, a region at risk of a tuberculosis epidemic,” their statement informs.

The Ministry of temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine says that in 2016-2017, the Swiss government has sent 720 tons of humanitarian aid worth of $1.45 million, mostly focusing on the health sector.

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