Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center delivers humanitarian aid to Stanytsia Luhanska near the contact line
Over 33,000 food packages to civilian population in Stanytsia Luhanska and the adjacent villages were issued by Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center. There is a fixed issuing point in the settlement, which keeps operating. Humanitarian aid is received both by local residents and the most vulnerable categories of IDPs from the whole raion and other settlements of Luhansk region.
"Stanytsia Luhanska observed multiple cases of shelling, people were dying. And today there is no stable peace there as well, one can hear shooting and explosions at night. The residents remain in extremely difficult situation, every fifth house is damaged, people have no place to live, many of them suffer the shortage of basic food. They need help the same way as in very beginning of the armed conflict", ‒ Rimma Fil, the Humanitarian Center's Coordinator, shares.
According to mass media, more than 200 houses were destroyed and 2,000 houses were damaged since the beginning of hostilities in Stanytsia Luhanska. Many of them haven't been restored over two years of military actions. The casualty cases include 80 civilians, hundreds of people got injuries of different severity.
From 50 to 100 food packages from Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center are received during one day of issuance. There are families with babies under 35 months old and multi-child families staying in the settlement. All of them receive humanitarian aid. Elderly people, who are left without support of their relatives and can't move around on their own, have the packages delivered to their homes by volunteers.
"The issuing point of Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center continues working in Stanytsia Luhanska since winter 2015. The food is received by the most vulnerable categories of local population, families with little children, many IDPs. Over the entire period of its operation the Humanitarian Center issued 33,3000 food packages in Stanytsia Luhanska and the neighbouring villages", ‒ Rimma Fil shares.
As of July 4, 2016, Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center issued more than 8,733,000 adult and children survival kits on both sides of the contact line.