Among the internally displaced people are 148,084 children and 400,461 elderly and invalided people, the headquarters said.

To date, 833,881 people have fled Donetsk and Luhansk regions to other areas of the country, while 20,593 people have moved from Crimea and Sevastopol to mainland Ukraine.

Most of the internally displaced persons are now in government-controlled parts of Luhansk region (174,970 people), Kharkiv region (167, 940 people), government-controlled parts of Donetsk region (107,976 people), Dnipropetrovsk region (83,923 people) Zaporizhya region (62,185 ), Kyiv region (39,386 people) regions and the city of Kyiv (39,047).

The regions seen the smallest number of people settling from the combat zone and occupied Crimea are Ternopil region (2,545 people), Chernivtsi region (2,597 people), Ivano-Frankivsk region (3,347 people), Rivne (3,65 people), Transcarpathia region (3,819) and Volyn region (3,834).

Ukraine’s local authorities are constantly searching for premises suitable to accommodate internally displaced persons. Currently they have identified 893 premises of various forms of ownership, which can accommodate 15,090 internally displaced persons, the headquarters said.