The UN moved the meeting of the Security Council on the situation in Ukraine

, 2019.02.12, 14:52

The implementation of humanitarian assistance in the Donbas will provide more than 40 organizations, including the UN agencies

On Tuesday, February 12, the UN planned to consider a Humanitarian Response Plan for Ukraine for 2019.

The plan for the current year is an integral part of the Humanitarian Response Strategy for Ukraine for 2019-2020, prepared by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in collaboration with the Government of Ukraine.

In particular, the UN will send assistance to Ukrainians affected by the Russian aggression in the Donbas, on both sides on the demarcation line.

In 2019, it will be 163 million dollars. It is planned that they will spend 2.3 million Ukrainians among the most vulnerable categories of citizens to help.

First of all, with this money they will buy food, household items, restore destroyed housing, repair treatment facilities, create conditions for pre-school and school education, and also provide medical services.

“More than 40 organizations, including UN agencies, national and international organizations will provide humanitarian aid in the Donbas. The plan is expected to be funded by donor contributions,” said the speaker of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN, Oleg Nikolenko.

The living conditions of Ukrainians in the Donbas will be discussed at a special UN meeting on February 20.

However, the meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Ukraine, scheduled for Tuesday, February 12, initiated by Russia was postponed to 3:00 pm New York time (10:00 pm Kiev time - Approx. Red.) This is reported on the official UN website.

“The meeting will take place at 03:00 pm. The sequence number of the meeting is 8461,” the Council’s schedule indicates.

The program of the meeting of the UN Security Council includes the approval of the agenda. The declared reason for the next gathering of the UN Security Council is the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Minsk agreements.

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