Ukraine's Social Policy Ministry: Number of IDPs from Donbas, Crimea almost 1.39 mln people

20:55, 24 June 2019
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The number of IDPs slightly has decreased since year's start / Photo from UNIAN

Such statistics on IDPs were provided by social protection departments of regional and Kyiv city state administrations, the ministry's press services said.

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It does not indicate how many families were registered as IDPs and how much state aid has been paid for this category of persons at the moment.

As UNIAN reported, after the annexation of Crimea by Russia in March 2014 and the beginning of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas in April 2014, a large number of IDPs from Crimea and certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions moved to Ukraine-controlled areas.

According to the Social Policy Ministry, the number of registered IDPs from Crimea and Donbas as of June 18, 2019, was 1,385,031 people.

At the beginning of 2019, the number of registered IDPs from Crimea and Donbas was 1,512,435 people.

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