Evacuating residents from Donetsk region to safe areas in Ukraine is ongoing

Опубліковано 2 October 2023 року, о 10:22

For more than a year, mandatory evacuation of the population of Donetsk region has been underway. As of August 2022, more than 91,000 residents have moved to safer areas. Over 11,500 children and over 4,000 people with limited mobility are included in that number.


Currently, people are required to leave Donetsk region, and they are transported by a specific train to Zhytomyr region every eight days on even dates. Upon arrival, those who have been evacuated will receive financial help from the government: 3,000 UAH for children and people with disabilities, and 2,000 UAH for adults.



In the Zhytomyr region, IDPs are housed in free shelters. They provide humanitarian and psychological assistance and assistance in obtaining an IDP certificate and IDP benefits.


We remind you that evacuation is free of charge. To make an appointment, please contact local authorities. You can find the hotline numbers of Donetsk Oblast municipalities here.


In addition, you can report your desire to evacuate to the Ministry of Reintegration’s 24-hour hotline at: 15-48. For messages via WhatsApp/Telegram/Viber messengers, the number is (096) 078-84-33.