US earmarked $ 15 mln to address humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

Press service of the US embassy voiced figures of humanitarian aid for Ukraine.

16 October 2015 18:06

It became known what amount of money the US has earmarked for Ukraine as humanitarian aid. According to the press service of the US Embassy, the total amount of humanitarian aid, allocated to the Eastern Ukraine since the beginning of the crisis, is amounted to almost USD 84 million. These funds are intended to help the victims of Russia-caused armed conflict.

This money is also supposed to provide the Donbas residents with temporary housing, employment, drinking water. In winter it is planned to provide housing for more than 35 thousand citizens. Also, the funds will be directed for the proper observance of hygienic-sanitary regime to prevent the disease spreading.

The United States announced their intention to ensure access to humanitarian assistance for all those affected by the conflict in Donbas.