More than half of the residents beyond the control of Kiev on the territory of Donbass need medication, even Over 40% in food products, demonstrate published by the humanitarian centre of Rinat Akhmetov on Tuesday totals research, Kyiv international Institute of sociology (KIIS).
last week, the SBU has introduced fresh rules for crossing the line of contact in Donbas. According to them, it is prohibited to import to the site of the DPR and LPR products and Lekarstva and medical supplies. In addition, the bus stopped a letter with Ukraine. The OSCE observers in their own reports noted that the transport and economic blockade leads to a humanitarian catastrophe in the area, called on Kiev to withdraw it. The lifting of the blockade is one of the mandatory items signed by the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas complex of measures on 12 February.
according to the information of the study, 52% of respondents need medication, 41% - in food, 34% in household goods. The most problematic situation is in Stakhanov, Rovenky and Dzerzhinsk. In Stakhanov 80% of the respondents told that they need food, medicines, hygiene products. In a study reported that, since December, has decreased the demand for most products for a long period of storage, but increased shortage in fresh vegetables and fruits. Vegetable oil, cereals and canned goods are the most popular products.
In the study reported that the majority of their products are available, but prices remain high and incomes are low and unstable, for this reason purchasing power is low, remains dependent on humanitarian assistance. The shortage of fresh meat, fish, dairy products.
It is also noted that in the territories beyond the control of Kiev, appeared on the shelves of many items from Russia and Belarus.
According to the study, 62% of residents uncontrollable Ukrainian authorities territories, believe that life is difficult, but you can tolerate, 32% of residents stressed that in their locality, the situation for the previous week had deteriorated, due to the intensification of hostilities. According to the survey, 29% of residents from 27 cities abandoned their settlements.
Fewer people reported a desire to leave their city: 93% not going to leave, 4% would like but cannot afford, 12% of respondents once tried to move, but had to return.
the research work was conducted at the request of the humanitarian centre of Rinat Akhmetov and " let's help TV ", it reflects the needs of residents of the special zone operation and IDPs. The research was undertaken from 2 to 8 June, through telephone interviews (CATI) were interviewed 2, 1 thousand respondents over the age of 18 years. The survey involved residents of the 27 cities of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.