Deputy Prime Minister - Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Iryna Vereshchuk said during a nationwide telethon on Ukrainian TV Channels, Ukrinform reports.
"Since August 1, almost 35,000 people have already been evacuated from Kherson, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Luhansk regions. And most importantly, almost 10,000 of them are children," Vereshchuk said.
She noted that the State Emergency Service and the military provide assistance in the evacuation, especially of people with reduced mobility, families with children, in those territories where hostilities are taking place.
As reported, the Cabinet of Ministers introduced a mandatory evacuation of the population from Donetsk region. The first train arrived in Kropyvnytskyi on the morning of August 2.