Number of registered IDPs in Ukraine close to 950,000

15:06, 17 September 2015
Ukraine
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The total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) registered in Ukraine is 949,557 persons, including 928,627 from Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and 20,930 people from Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, according to the Ukrainian State Emergency Service's press service, which refers to the Interagency Coordination Staff.

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The IDPs include 160,416 children and 467,305 disabled persons and senior citizens.

Most migrants were relocated to Luhansk and Kharkiv regions (220,868 and 190,443 persons, respectively). A significant number of IDPs were also registered in Donetsk region (113,142), Dnipropetrovsk region (84,509), Zaporizhia region (almost 66,000), and Kyiv region (about 44,000). The number of IDPs in the city of Kyiv alone is nearing 39,000 people.

The smallest number of IDPs is registered in the following western regions: 3,500 people moved to Rivne region, and 2,700 to Ternopil region and Chernivtsi region each.

According to official data, 4,777 babies were born by IDPs.

Psychological support by psychologists from the State Emergency Service and volunteer organizations was provided to 161,262 people, including 44,803 children.

The Ukrainian Social Policy Ministry earlier reported about 1.5 million IDPs from Crimea, Sevastopol, and the Donbas conflict zone registered as of September 14.

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