Ukraine crisis: What the ICRC did to help in August 2015

12 October 2015
Ukraine crisis: What the ICRC did to help in August 2015
CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / J. Barry
  30,000 people in Donetsk and Lugansk regions received food
10,000 people in Donetsk and Luhansk regions received construction materials, such as cement, bricks, timber and roofing, to help repair damaged buildings
24,000 people in Lugansk and Donetsk regions received hygiene supplies and other essentials
13 hospitals and health posts in Donetsk and Lugansk regions received medical supplies, such as medicine and dressings
34 people held in connection with the conflict in places under the control of the Ukrainian authorities received visits and were registered
57 unknown servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were buried with dignity in Zaporizhia, thanks in part to 120 body bags supplied by the ICRC
4,000 signs and 40 km of tape supplied by the ICRC are now marking off areas where there are landmines and unexploded munitions, helping to keep people safe
10,500 food parcels and 10,500 hygiene kits were delivered to Red Cross branches in Crimea and Sevastopol for distribution to 10,500 displaced persons
1,000 food parcels and 1,000 hygiene kits were delivered to the Russian Red Cross branch in Adygea (southern Russia), for distribution to 1,000 displaced people
8,800 food parcels and 8,800 hygiene kits were delivered to the Russian Red Cross branch in Krasnodarsky Krai (southern Russia) for distribution to 8,800 of the most vulnerable people among those displaced from Ukraine

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