A train leaves Prato with humanitarian aid from the Italian Civil Protection for Ukraine
Humanitarian aid for Ukraine: the convoy of the Italian Civil Defence will also stop in Verona and Cervignano
A train has departed from the interport in Prato bound for Slawkow, Poland, carrying a load of 1,067 pallets containing humanitarian aid, destined to assist the population of Ukraine remaining in their own country
The train, provided by Ferrovie dello Stato, was loaded with 540 pallets containing medicines, medical kits, drinking water, food, clothing and other basic necessities donated by institutions, citizens and companies.
The Civil Protection Department of the Tuscany Region, together with the regional sections of the National Confederation of the Misericordie, Anpas and the Italian Red Cross, took part in the goods collection operations.
Departure of the Civil Protection train with humanitarian aid for Ukraine
Present at the train’s departure were the Head of the Department, Fabrizio Curcio, the Head of the Department for Civil Liberties and Immigration of the Ministry of the Interior and Deputy Commissioner for unaccompanied minors, Prefect Francesca Ferrandino, the President of the Tuscany Region, Eugenio Giani, and the Mayor of Prato, Matteo Biffoni.
After Prato, the train will stop first in Verona to load another 436 pallets and then in Cervignano (UD), where 91 pallets conveyed from the Palmanova HUB will be loaded.
The arrival in Poland is scheduled for Wednesday 13 April.