Number of internally displaced persons in Ukraine rises to 413,000

13:03, 15 October 2014
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The total number of people internally displaced in Ukraine has risen to 413,930, the press service of Ukraine’s State Service on Emergency Situations has reported.

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"The total number of people displaced from Crimea is 18,740, including 5,270 children, and 1,326 disabled and elderly people," the press service said in a statement.

Another 365,541 people have moved to other regions of Ukraine from the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, including 113,274 children and 73,431 disabled and elderly people (including those temporarily displaced within Donetsk region, who number 58,470).

The total number of people in temporary housing is 384,281, including 118,544 children and 74,757 disabled and elderly people.

"Including the number of displaced persons within Luhansk region (according to Lugansk Regional State Administration this is 28,812 people), the total number of internally displaced persons is 413,930," the report says. 

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