According to the law " about the improvement of the procedure of receipt and distribution of humanitarian assistance ", signed on Wednesday by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the distribution of humanitarian aid will be engaged by the local authorities.
"Document improving the legal framework for the receipt and distribution of humanitarian assistance tailored to the needs of the residents of specific areas ", - is specified in the message of the press service of the Ukrainian President.
"Law No. 640-VIII was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on July fifteen," reminds the press service Poroshenko, explaining that the Law "on improvement of the procedure of receipt and distribution of humanitarian assistance" is aimed at strengthening the efficiency of decision making on the distribution of humanitarian aid and to all related events." The provisions of the law provide for the delegation of some functions from the Ministry of social policy in local bodies of Executive power, for example, to monitor the safety, warehousing, distribution, use for the intended purpose, preparing statistical reports, record keeping, humanitarian aid ", - said in the report, published on the Internet office of the President of Ukraine. Remember, in July, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Karasin said that the Russian side had spoken with the proposal to hold a General meeting with Ukraine to discuss the delivery of humanitarian aid in the Donbass – at the level of ministries of emergency situations of both countries. July 17, Moscow handed over to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine comments and suggestions on the draft roadmap for the delivery of humanitarian aid in the Donbass by rail. The envoy Andrei Kelin at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council clarified that these actions do not replace the need for urgent action to alleviate the plight of residents of Donbas – undo hard carrying mode, recovery in passenger and cargo message, the resumption of supply of medicines and medical equipment, food, necessities. The next (32nd) humanitarian convoy of the EMERCOM of Russia arrived in the Donbass on Thursday. Over 100 cars brought in Donetsk and Lugansk More than 1 thousand tons of humanitarian aid. Among the cargo of food, and Among them are meat and fish, canned milk, sugar, salt, as well as the necessities and facilities for educational institutions. Only in the Donbass from Russia since August 2014 delivered over 39 thousand tons of humanitarian cargo. It employs more than 5. 5 thousand People and More than 2, 8 thousand Cars passed over 92 thousand km. Only at the end of may, the state border service of Ukraine has recognized the lack of weapons in the Russian humanitarian convoy.