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Truck convoys of Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center deliver another batch of 25,000 survival kits to Donetsk


Today, on the 28th of July, one more humanitarian convoy with food products from Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center, aimed for Donbas civilians in non-government-controlled areas, arrived in Donetsk.

21 heavy-duty trucks delivered 420 tons of food to the logistic centre at Donbas Arena. Tomorrow the volunteers of Shakhtar Football Club will unload the food products, sticker all of them with "Humanitarian aid. Not for sale" sign and form 25,000 survival kits.  

The trucks passed all the checkpoints on their way and the custom's inspection with the full package of documents, legalized in compliance with all norms and procedures according to the current legislation of Ukraine, and confirming the cargo content and the quality of products. Also there was the order of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine on recognition of this cargo as humanitarian.

31 issuing points of Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center keep on operating in 17 towns of non-government-controlled areas of Donbas, providing food packages for adults and children to the most vulnerable categories of civilians: elderly and disabled people, orphans, multi-child families and other.

As of the morning on July 28, 2015, the Humanitarian Center's volunteers issued 3,782,000 survival kits for adults and 275,000 children packages in Donetsk and Luhansk regions on both sides of the contact line.

"Rinat Akhmetov helped and continues to help Donbas civilians. We know and understand how important this aid is for those, staying in non-government-controlled areas of Donbas. And we will do everything we can to help these people survive", – Rimma Fil, Coordinator of Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center, comments.

As a reminder, yesterday, on July 27, Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center made a statement for all the interested parties with the request to develop, agree and adopt clear and transparent rules of humanitarian aid delivery for Donbas civilians.