Ukraine emergency, Russian Red Cross delivers 60 tonnes of humanitarian aid to refugees in Sevastopol, Krasnodar and Simferopol
The Russian Red Cross (RKK), as part of the #MYVMESTE headquarters, will deliver 60 tons of humanitarian aid to refugees from Ukraine in Sevastopol, Simferopol and Krasnodar
The shipment of humanitarian aid from the Russian Red Cross RKK was sent on Tuesday, 12 April 2022
In addition, migrants with children on the territory of Krasnodar and 7 other regions of Russia will be able to receive Pyaterochka food vouchers with a nominal value of 5,000 rubles (about 50 euros).
20 tons of humanitarian aid will be delivered to each region: it will include food and hygiene kits for children and adults.
In particular, the shipment includes baby food, cereals and purees, canned meat, fish and vegetables, sweets, sugar and much more.
And hygiene kits include nappies, nappies, baby creams, wet wipes, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shower gel and other necessary accessories.
“Food vouchers to the value of 5,000 roubles will be issued to families with children under the age of 3 and disabled children under the age of 18.
If there are 3-4 children in the family who meet these criteria, they will be able to receive vouchers for 10 thousand roubles and if there are 5 or more children, for 15 thousand roubles,” said Pavel Savchuk , president of the Russian Red Cross .
In addition, another 200 food vouchers from the Pyaterochka chain of shops will be sent to Krasnodar territory.
In addition, food vouchers will be delivered to the regions of St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Lipetsk, Kaluga, Belgorod, Tambov and Vladimir.
In total, the Russian Red Cross (RKK) will send 1,950 of these vouchers
In order to provide comprehensive support to citizens who have arrived on the territory of the Russian Federation, a #MYVMESTE volunteer office has been set up.
Assistance to IDPs is carried out by volunteers from the #MYVMESTE office, volunteer resource centres, All-Russian Student Rescue Corps, ONF Youth, representatives of the Russian Red Cross, RNO, Medical Volunteers and other voluntary associations.
The #MYVMESTE volunteer corps works around the clock and coordinates the collection and distribution of humanitarian aid, including from other regions, the meeting of Donbass refugees, the organisation of living conditions and psychological support.
In most regions, monitoring of migrants’ needs is carried out by the RKK regional offices on an ongoing basis in coordination with regional authorities and the #MYVMESTE office.
Humanitarian assistance is provided in coordination with regional administrations, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).