Nearly 1.7 million IDPs registered in Ukraine

11.10.2016 11:22 638

As of early October, 1 million 696 thousand Ukrainian citizens, who had been forced to move from Crimea and the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, were registered.

This was reported by the press service of the Social Policy Ministry of Ukraine.

"As of October 10, 2016, 1.696,326 internally displaced persons or 1.374,632 families from Donbas and Crimea were registered by the social protection departments of regional and Kyiv city state administrations," the press service informed.

As reported, slightly over 1 million families applied for financial assistance, and 930,975 of them were assigned such benefits.


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