Vereshchuk calls on residents of Kherson to evacuate for winter

Vereshchuk calls on residents of Kherson to evacuate for winter

Deputy Prime Minister - Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories Iryna Vereshchuk has called on the residents of Kherson to evacuate for the winter period to safer regions of the country.

"The government offers free evacuation to Kryvyi Rih, Mykolaiv and Odesa, with possible further movement to Kirovohrad, Khmelnytskyi or western regions of Ukraine," she wrote on her Telegram channel, Ukrinform reports.

The minister noted that her appeal primarily concerns women with children, the elderly, the sick and representatives of groups with reduced mobility.

"Displaced persons will be provided with free accommodation in shelters, humanitarian aid, food, and medical support. Assistance will also be provided in issuing the certificate of an internally displaced person and financial aid from the state and international organizations," added Vereshchuk.

Earlier, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, Yaroslav Yanushevych, called on residents of the liberated territories of the region to evacuate due to the high threat of shelling from the Russian side and serious destruction of the region's infrastructure.


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