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Rinat Akhmetov’s Humanitarian Center continuous to expand the geography of help and forwards new humanitarian hauls to Donbass 11.12.14


New points of aid distribution of Rinat Akhmetov’s Humanitarian Center started their work in Gorlovka and Torez, next in turn are Lugansk and Alchevsk. Rimma Fil, the coordinator of the Humanitarian Center, has informed about this at press briefing today. Also the Humanitarian Center increases the intensity of humanitarian aid delivery: the hauls with products and baby sets are now leaving for two destinations – Mariupol and Donetsk, wherefrom by the efforts of volunteers are distributed to the civilians of 63 towns and raions of Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts.

“The Center is working at places where its help is badly needed. According to Humanitarian map data, 45% of Alchevsk residents need food. Also, according to the map data the town has been left by one forth of population, and today 83 thousand of people live there. The need in food is also registered by Lugansk residents. The Humanitarian Center will do everything in power to deliver humanitarian aid there and fulfill the task set by Rinat Akhmetov – to help the civilians of Donbass, to help those, who needs the most“, says Rimma Fil, the coordinator of Rinat Akhmetov’s Humanitarian Center.

As it was advised in the Center, yesterday, on December 10, the point of aid distribution started its work in Gorlovka. For the first day about 450 humanitarian sets were distributed among the town residents. 5 points of humanitarian aid distribution are opened in Torez, where the aid is distributed only to the most vulnerable segments of the population – the disabled people of 1st and 2nd groups and families, bringing up disabled children – they have received over 2,000 food sets by today. In “Druzhba” ice arena in Donetsk since the 1st of December the point of humanitarian aid distribution is working for residents of neighboring Makeyevka. Volunteers of FC “Shakhter” have distributed to Makeyevka residents over 8,000 food sets.

In total, as previously reported, Rinat Akhmetov’s Humanitarian Center plans to deliver 2 million food and baby stuff sets to Donbass.