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The First Lot of Humanitarian Help of Rinat Akhmetov Is Going to East

21.08.2014

Tomorrow, on August 22, the first group of lorries with the humanitarian help of Rinat Akhmetov for the residents of Regions of Donetsk and Luhansk is leaving Dnepropetrovsk. After the independent observers of the Ministry of Emergencies of Ukraine and United Nations High Commissioner monitor the content of vehicles, the first group of lorries with humanitarian aid will head for Mariupol where the humanitarian aid will be packed by volunteers and distributed in the cities with the complicated humanitarian situation.

On the way to Mariupol the group of lorries will stop in Zaporozhe where two more vehicles with the humanitarian aid that has been collected by the SCM companies and citizens of the city will join them.

On Saturday, August 23 in Mariupol the lorries will be unloaded, and the humanitarian aid will be packed in grocery bags. 570 volunteers have been engaged for this purpose.


The first lot of humanitarian aid of Rinat Akhmetov contains more than 2,000 tons, including 200,000 food sets for the residents of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions. These sets have to be sufficient for two weeks. They contain sugar, cereals, flour, tea, juices, canned goods and pasta.  The residents of the freed cities where a lot of displaced persons are accommodated, including Mariupol, Svyatogorsk, Kurakhovo, Dobropolye, Schastye and other places of dense accommodation of displaced persons have been given 10,000 personal-case sets that will satisfy the needs for the family of three people for one month. Also, the families in the freed cities and displaced persons with children will get baby sets (infant food, diapers) in the amount of 5,000.

 

 

INFORMATION FOR MASS MEDIA:

 

In Dnepropetrovsk the event will be held with participation of Rimma Fil, the Coordinator of the Humanitarian Centre of Rinat Akhmetov Foundation, representatives of the Ministry of Emergencies of Ukraine and United Nations High Commissioner.

 

Date and time – August 22, 09:00-10:00. Place – 114 Marshala Malinovskogo Street, City of Dnepropetrovsk.

 

In Zaporozhye the event will be held with participation of volunteers that have been collecting aid, the head of the Zaporozhye Region State Administration Valeriy Baranov and the General Director of “Zaporizhstal” JSC Rostislav Shurma.

 

Date and time – August 22, 12:30-13:30. Place – the fountain cascade “Raduga”, Mayakovskogo Ave, Zaporozhye.

 

The press tour in Mariupol will start on August 23, at 09:00 at Azovskiy market. Journalists and top management of the Humanitarian Centre of Rinat Akhmetov Foundation will see how the humanitarian aid is unloaded and packed and then dispatched to the nearest distribution centres. The press tour plan also includes attendance of the one of the recreation centres where the displaced persons from the Region of Donetsk are temporarily accommodated.

 

Accreditation by telephones: 050 347 59 30, 050 474 34 42.

 

 

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