We report on the work of the Coordination Center for the De-occupied Territories

Опубліковано 16 October 2023 року, о 17:05

Already, for more than a year, the Coordination Center for the De-occupied Territories has been in operation. It was established by the government decision of September 10, 2022. The head of the Coordination Center is Vice Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk. 

Representatives from 26 central and 6 regional military administrations attended and participated.

The main function of the Coordination Headquarters is to coordinate all branches of government to restore normal life in the liberated areas as quickly as possible.

Since then, the Coordination Centre has held 19 meetings. These included offline meetings in Kharkiv and Kryvyi Rih.

The work of the Coordination Center covers more than 950 de-occupied settlements in 5 regions: Kharkiv, Kherson, Mykolaiv, Donetsk, and Luhansk.

The Center coordinates the establishment of important processes in the liberated areas. In particular, the restoration of energy, gas, and water supplies, humanitarian aid, medicines, food, and hygiene products. The goal is to restore mobile and mail services and offer social, administrative, and banking services.

Thanks to the Coordination Center’s efforts to attract funding from international organizations, a process was established to distribute financial assistance to the people of the DOT. To date, citizens have received over 600 million UAH in financial aid.

In addition, individuals residing in Kherson and Mykolaiv regions who were affected by the flooding caused by the destruction of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant by the enemy are being offered aid. This aid amounts to 5,000 UAH per person from the state and 6,600 UAH per person from international organizations.

Additionally, the rules created by the Coordination Center provide more chances to receive pensions and financial aid in areas that were previously occupied and in communities situated within the combat zone.

Furthermore, to address the basic needs of the people living in the areas that have been freed, the command center collaborates with worldwide humanitarian agencies, such as the International Organization for Migration, the UN Refugee Agency, UNICEF, the Red Cross, the Ukrainian Red Cross Society, and other similar organizations.

If you have any questions, people living in areas that were once occupied can reach the Ministry of Reintegration hotline at 15-48.