The UN Security Council discussed the humanitarian situation in the east of Ukraine
“The infrastructure there is seriously damaged, the supply of water and electricity is limited. 70% of medical workers fled from Lugansk and Donetsk, so many people can not get the necessary medical care. Tens of thousands of Ukrainian citizens were forced to leave their homes. The number of registered internally displaced persons in the country reaches almost 118 thousand, about 169 thousand, according to official data, fled to the territory of Russia. However, this is an incomplete picture, because many of those who left their homes do not declare this to the Ukrainian authorities and do not seek help, ”Ging said.
However, during the meeting it turned out that three out of five members of the UN Security Council did not see a “humanitarian catastrophe” in the east of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian representative said: "The situation is difficult, but there is nothing critical in it, Kiev solves problems."
The UN also expressed concern that the fighting began to affect large cities, urging Kiev to monitor the number of refugees to allow international organizations to assess the scale of the disaster.
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