Russian President Vladimir Putin has allocated a grant to support a program to return refugees from the Donbas back to the territory of Ukraine.
U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is going to travel to Ukraine’s east on Tuesday, Nov. 22, to become familiar with the situation on the ground.
At a meeting with a Ukraine representative, the Alliance assured it will continue supporting the country.
The German government has allocated about 65 million hryvnia for refurbishment of houses for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Dnipropetrovsk region.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the bill stipulating that internally displaced persons should be relieved from a probation period when hired for a job.
According to the Kyiv City and Regional State Administrations’ social protection departments, 1,783,696 persons or 1,445,739 families displaced from the Donbas and Crimea have been registered by the agency as of May 23, 2016.
Only 9% of the residents of the occupied Donbas applying for social benefits as internally displaced persons (IDPs) can receive such benefits.
Sweden will increase the humanitarian aid for war-affected citizens of the Ukrainian Donbas by EUR 3.2 million.
As of today, the Emergency Ministry of Ukraine has registered 1,018,484 internally displaced persons (IDP) from the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) and occupied Crimea.