Right on the train, material payments were issued for the evacuees.
Ukrzaliznytsia told about the beginning mandatory evacuation from the Donetsk region. The first flight managed to deliver 136 passengers, 44 of them with limited mobility.
This is stated in the message in the Telegram channel “Ukrzaliznytsia”.
“The mandatory evacuation from the Donetsk region has begun, our evacuation train from Pokrovsk arrived in Kropyvnytskyi on schedule,” the note says.
It is noted that on the platform, the evacuees were met by doctors, rescuers, psychologists and volunteers, as well as representatives of the regional military administration and the head of the evacuation headquarters, Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Irina Vereshchuk.
“On the first flight, we managed to deliver 136 passengers, 44 of them with limited mobility. Material payments for 42 temporarily displaced persons, 15 of them children, were issued right on board the train,” Ukrzaliznytsia said.
As UNIAN reported earlier, on July 29, the Cabinet of Ministers created the Headquarters for the evacuation of residents of the Donetsk region. The state is conducting a mandatory evacuation of the population from the non-occupied areas of the Donetsk region before the start of the heating season.
On July 31, Vereshchuk told the algorithm of actions for those who have evacuate from the Donetsk region. According to her, more than 50,000 children and more than 200,000 adults should leave.
Today, August 2, Vereshchuk noted that, despite all the possibilities of mandatory evacuation, no one will force people.