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On February 19, at an evening meeting of the working group chaired by Acting Head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Alexander Chupriyan, the first results of the work on the evacuation of citizens from the Donetsk and Luhansk Republics were summed up.

In particular, it was noted that the evacuation will be carried out around the clock, in accordance with the outlined operational plans.

“Everything is going according to plan – data on the readiness of temporary accommodation centers is being updated, the procedure for providing material assistance has been determined, additional methods of delivering people to the regions, for example, by rail, are appearing. The first trains will leave Taganrog for Voronezh today, where four TAPs have also been prepared for the IDPs,” said A. Chupriyan.

Almost 14,000 places have also been prepared for temporary accommodation in the Rostov Region. Medical posts are organized at all points. Also, emergency medical teams are working at all checkpoints. A total of 86 ambulance teams are involved.

During the meeting, A. Chupriyan also noted that the work on payments should be implemented as quickly as possible. “Citizens should receive support as soon as possible. Currently, more than 7,000 people have already been placed in TAPs. They are provided with everything necessary, including means of communication. We pay special attention to elderly migrants,” the Acting Head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry added.

Citizens will be informed in advance about the possibility and rules for receiving social benefits and medical care through leaflets and through the media.

In addition, at the checkpoints in Veselo-Voznesenka and Matveyev Kurgan, two life support camps with a capacity of 400 people continue to operate. Reception and registration of arriving citizens are organized on their basis.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure not be perfect.

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