The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) transferred 430 generators purchased with funds from the Japanese government to Kherson Oblast, the Reconstruction Ministry reported on July 1.
“We will immediately transfer the generators provided by our partners to the scene, so that communities can quickly resume the provision of basic services to their residents. The sooner we do this, the sooner conditions will be ensured for Ukrainians to return home. them.” Deputy Minister Anna Yurchenko said.
According to Yurchenko, the Ministry of Reconstruction will continue to coordinate with UNDP to provide enough generators to Ukrainian oblasts.
Kherson Oblast is one of many areas devastated by the humanitarian and environmental disaster that followed the destruction of the Kakhovka dam on June 6.
Ukraine is also preparing for the possibility of Russia resuming its massive missile and drone strikes in the fall and winter targeting the country’s energy infrastructure, Yurchenko added.
This UNDP plans to transfer more than a thousand generators purchased for the needs of 15 regions of Ukraine, according to the Ministry of Reconstruction.
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