Number of displaced persons close to 1.37 mln
The total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Crimea, Sevastopol, and the conflict area in Donbas has now exceeded 1.37 million people, or one million families, the press service of the Ministry of Social Policy reported on Monday.
"As of June 15, 2015, according to the structural units of Social protection service of the regional and Kyiv city state administrations, a total of 1.369,644 migrants, or 1.072,964 families from Donbas and Crimea have been registered as IDPs," reads the report.
As reported, a total of 335,000 out of 415,000 families have already received financial assistance. The payments totaled UAH 1.62 billion.
As UNIAN reported earlier, according to Deputy Minister for Social Policy Vitaliy Muschynin, a total of UAH 1.63 billion was allocated to the needs of IDPs in January-June 2015.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Social Policy, the government has allocated nearly UAH 3.4 billion for monthly financial aid to IDPs from Crimea and Donbas in 2015.
According to the Ministry of Social Policy, 60% of IDPs are pensioners, 12% children, and 4% disabled persons.
As of June 2015, most migrants were registered in Donetsk and Luhansk regions (490,000 and 187,500 persons, respectively). A significant number of IDPs is also registered in Kharkiv (172,600), Zaporizhia (93,000), and Kyiv (95,000) regions. The number of IDPs in Kyiv alone has reached 41,000.
As of June 15, 2015, the number of registered IDPs across Ukraine amounted to 1.34 million.