Highlights for 27 May – 2 June

Опубліковано 2 June 2024 року, о 17:57

The Ministry of Reintegration has given almost 60 million hryvnia to regional budgets for IDP accommodation.

The funds are intended to provide an additional subsidy to local budgets to compensate institutions for the provision of free accommodation for internally displaced persons in January 2024.

At an interagency meeting chaired by Vice Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk, the parties discussed the possibility of raising the fuel storage limits for generators in the frontline regions.

The responsible ministries are developing proposals on the potential for such an increase and are also examining the necessity to construct supplementary fuel reserves in advance of the new heating season.

Free passports are now available for orphans and children without parents living abroad.

The relevant packages of documents have already been prepared for children from institutions displaced outside Ukraine from the Dnepropetrovsk and Donetsk oblasts and the city of Kyiv. Other regions are also cooperating with diplomatic missions in the host countries.

The procedure for constructing artesian wells for healthcare facilities in the Kharkiv region has been streamlined.

Vice Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk developed the draft resolution after a working visit to the Kharkiv region. It proposes including Kharkiv in the water supply project in other regions.

The amendments to the Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No. 930 of 1 September 2023, “Some issues of the functioning of temporary accommodation for internally displaced persons,” have improved the regime of temporary accommodation for IDPs.

The Ministry of Reintegration is responsible for developing the draft resolution. It incorporates several innovations designed to protect the rights of internally displaced persons.

The humanitarian response in the Kharkiv region is to provide life support, fuel limits, and a simplified tax invoice unblocking mechanism for companies operating in the de-occupied territories.

The interagency meeting, chaired by Vice Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk, addressed several key topics, including those listed above.

The payment of monetary compensation for housing to certain categories of veterans and their families is now subject to specific regulations.

This was discussed at a meeting on veterans’ policy chaired by Vice Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk. Read more here.

A prisoner-of-war exchange was conducted. Among those released were 70 men and one woman. Additionally, four women released from captivity were civilians.

The exchange was conducted by the instructions of the President of Ukraine and involved the coordinated efforts of the Office of the President, the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Reintegration, and other agencies. A total of 3,210 Ukrainian defenders have been released from occupant captivity.