Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, said this at a briefing, Ukrinform reports.
"Regarding the mandatory evacuation of the population from Donetsk region. As of today, more than 9,600 people, including 1,785 children, have left the region," he said.
Tymoshenko also informed that Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Lviv, Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Ternopil and Kyiv regions welcomed the most refugees.
He reminded that mandatory evacuation is ongoing.
As reported, mandatory evacuation is being carried out in Donetsk region, which is constantly under enemy fire, has no gas supply, and problems with water supply.