Bad weather in the West: the Cabinet carries out the tasks Zelensky to attract international aid

Ненастье на западе: Кабмин выполняет задачи Зеленского по привлечению международной помощи

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, visiting Ivano-Frankivsk region, tasked the Cabinet of Ministers to involve the restoration of the victims of the bad weather regions international assistance.

“We have allocated from the reserve Fund, the first 750 million UAH for reconstruction of the regions and (payments – ed.) of compensation to the people. Now it is impossible to fully calculate the damages, but if necessary will allocate as much as necessary. However, our international friends have mechanisms for quick assistance, and it is not necessary to ignore it. We need to help people in this difficult period,” – said the President, putting the task.

Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal reported that the United States of America to urgently allocate to affected regions 100 of thousands of dollars, Israel has purchased 25 thousand litres of drinking water and Moldova sends in Chernivtsi region the truck with equipment and materials for dealing with emergency situations. To restore and attracted international engineer battalion “Tysa” designed to prevent and respond rapidly to the threat of flooding, as well as provide skilled response to the effects of the elements that threaten the countries of the Carpathian region.

As reported, the European Union has responded to the call of Ukraine for help in the aftermath of powerful floods in the West country. To meet the needs of Ukraine in the EU involved in the civil protection mechanism.

Vladimir Zelensky