Clashes in Eastern Ukraine continue to affect the flows of immigrants from the country, an increasing Number of internally displaced persons and people who left Ukraine, said the official representative of the UN Secretary General Stefan Dujarric.
at a press conference Dujarric brought the updated data from the office of the United Nations office for the coordination of humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), noting a separate Clashes in the district of Donetsk airport and settlements Wide, Happiness and Avdiivka.
"most civilians continue to live in underground shelters. The Ministry of social policy has registered 1, 3 million people in the form of internally displaced persons. This is an Increase of 44 thousand People in the last 3 weeks, "Dujarric said, reports RIA" Novosti "." the number of people who left Ukraine, is Also increasing. 857 thousand People applied for asylum, residence permit, and other forms of legal stay in neighbouring countries. The growth amounted to 23 thousand People in the last two weeks, " - said the Commissioner-General. According to his statement, OCHA stresses seriously incomplete access to health services in the East of Ukraine due to lack of medicines and equipment. Also referred to as the flow of migrants to the medical institution. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military actively used heavy machinery and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand People.