In the context of hostilities in Donbass, one of the main tasks of the Ombudsman and the Ombudsman’s Office is to help people, who had to leave their homes due to unrelenting shelling.
Between 31 March and 6 April 2018, 21 persons have applied to the Ombudsman’s Office on the issues related to internally displaced persons. Referrals for temporary accommodation in Donetsk, Makeyevka, and Khartsysk were given to 6 of them.
1226 IDPs now live in temporary accommodation centres of the Office, including 228 underage children. Since the beginning of the conflict 5371 referrals for temporary accommodation have been issued, 128 of them – in 2018.
It is necessary to remind that there are 7578 persons, including 1893 children under the age of eighteen registered since the beginning of the conflict.