President asks NSDC to declare emergency in 6 regions

17:14, 28 July 2008
Ukraine
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For three months

Opening the meeting of the NSDC President Victor Yushchenko addressed those present with a request to support decision of the Council on giving the regions of Ukraine, which suffered from the storms, a status of zones of an ecological emergency situation, according to the President`s press-office.

“I ask National Security Council to support such a decision. It will provide us with the opportunity to react rapidly and effectively on the situation”, - said Victor Yushchenko.

He also informed that he would suggest declaring ecological emergency situation in six regions for a period of three months.

According to him, thus the authorities would be able to present effective and adequate response towards the results of the disaster, including in the part of distribution of funds.

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