GERMANY PROVIDES SUPPORT TO UKRAINE WORTH MORE THAN EUR 36 MILLION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN FRONT-LINE AREAS
The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany provides support to Ukraine in the development of social infrastructure in the regions which were affected due to the armed aggression of the Russian Federation. Today, at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers the corresponding agreements with the Reconstruction Credit Institute (KfW) were authorized to sign by the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories Oleksii Reznikov.
This is a new project "Promotion of Social Infrastructure Development (USIF VIII)" worth EUR 13.1 million for energy-efficient modernization of health care institutions, supply of medical equipment and equipment for outpatient diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 disease and its consequences in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia oblasts, as well as in the Government-controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine.
Signing of sub-agreements worth EUR 23.4 million on USIF VI and USIF VII projects is also expected.
Out of these funds, EUR 9 million is allocated for the construction of housing for internally displaced persons (13 facilities) and the improvement of infrastructure (6 schools and 7 kindergartens) in the communities that host IDPs, inter alia:
Dnipropetrovsk oblast: Kryvyi Rih, Pershotravensk;
Donetsk oblast: Mariupol;
Zaporizhia oblast: Melitopol, Lantseve, Huliaipole;
Luhansk oblast: Sievierodonetsk, Novoaidar, Kreminna;
Kharkiv oblast: Izium, Chuhuiv.
The second grant worth EUR 14.45 million is allocated at the improvement of the conditions of health care provision. At least 40 facilities in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, and Zaporizhia oblasts, as well as in the Government-controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine, will be targeted by the supply of new equipment and energy-efficient modernization of health care institutions.