The UN predicts a severe winter for Ukrainians

ООН прогнозирует тяжелую зиму для украинцев

The UN predicts a brutal winter for millions of Ukrainians

Assistant Secretary-General for humanitarian Affairs visited Ukraine.

Millions of Ukrainians will need assistance with the onset of winter, said to the UN on the visit to Ukraine, assistant Secretary-General for humanitarian Affairs Ursula Mueller.

Muller with 10 to 13 October was in Ukraine where I visited Kiev, and the territory of Donbass. As told reporters on Friday the official representative of the UN Secretary General Stefan Dujarric, in the course of the trip Mueller “has witnessed the situation on both sides of the so-called contact line”.

“She stressed the urgent need to Fund humanitarian programs to help millions of civilians in the coming winter months,” he said.

Dujarric said that at the meeting with Ukrainian Deputy Minister on the issues of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons in Kiev Mueller discussed the “difficult situation faced by the 1.6 million displaced Ukrainians.”

At a meeting with leaders of the DNI and LC Mueller “called for increased cooperation in the humanitarian sphere and development, as well as the permanent access of humanitarian workers in all areas in the East of Ukraine.”

We will remind, earlier it was reported that Ukraine is in the top 20 countries with the worst access by civilian populations to humanitarian assistance.

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According to the materials:

RIA Novosti