Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman chaired a
meeting of the State Commission for Technogenic and Environmental Safety and
Emergency Situations concerning the situation in Avdiyivka.
"Now the main focus for us is the elderly, the children
- all those who need protection. I would request that the following issues
remain at the center of your attention: what support
people need in their homes, and as for the food - where they require help - and
to do it quickly. We are ready to deliver all the necessary materials upon
first request ", said the Prime Minister.
Participating in the meeting were Vice Prime Minister/
Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of
Ukraine Hennadii Zubko,
Chairman of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola Chechiotkin,
members of central executive authorities, regional state administrations,
chairmen of regional headquarters for technogenic and ecological safety and
meeting they discussed the real state of affairs in the town of Avdiyivka.
would like that on the outcomes of our visit, we undertook a few days ago, we
sum up what has been done to restore the power supply, what is the situation
with providing heat and water. I'm interested in the current state of affairs
in the town. I would like to hear how Kyiv can help today", stressed the
Head of Government.
informed that, pursuant to the commission of the Prime Minister during his
visit to Avdiyivka, the monitoring group found out
about 2 thousand of socially unprotected persons of whom about 1500 disabled,
more than 200 elderly and 120 multi-children families.
Volodymyr Groysman instructed to supply the
needs of these 2 thousand people, including food, as they are unable to
independently visit the deployed camp in the town.
pursuant to the commission of the Prime Minister, Avdiyivka
School No. 7 was reopened. Today
there was resumed work of School No.1.
regard, the Prime Minister gave an order to extend the work of these two hub
schools to provide children an opportunity to stay in class during daylight
Groysman noted that the residents of Avdiyivka, from
kids to the elderly, feel extreme hardship.
Minister thanked everyone who responded and provided assistance to Avdiyivka.
grateful to all Ukrainians for their kind heart. All the regions of Ukraine,
the volunteer movement have united to face challenges, and all seek to help
people by different ways, ranging from food to building materials", said
that Ukrainian soldiers "demonstrate bravery in defending our native
The Head of
Government thanked the military, rescuers, representatives of the National
Guard of Ukraine and the National police, staff of the public utility
companies, teachers, doctors.
level of cooperation on the ground is very high – the National Police, the
military, the SES, local authorities, communal workers – all united”, said
Volodymyr Groysman, adding that it is crucial to demonstrate synergy at such
difficult time and solve each emerging problem.