RELEASED PRISONERS WILL RECEIVE UAH 100000 OF FINANCIAL AID IN A WEEK
For almost 2 months the Ministry for Veterans Affairs almost daily have been working with the released prisoners, so what has been done and what remains to be done:
· already tomorrow, 2 representatives will be electedat the meeting of relevant non-governmental organizations, who for the first time will become members of the Interdepartmental Commission as its full members.
· on Thursday, an Interdepartmental Commission will meet to consider applications from released prisoners and decide on the provision of financial aid.
· from next Monday, persons will receive a UAH 100000 of financial aid to their bank accounts.
For all this to happen, a lot of work has been done.
Recently, the Government adopted a decision on a Unified Interdepartmental Commission to consider issues related to the recognition of persons deprived of their freedom as a result of armed aggression against Ukraine and the implementation of measures aimed at their social protection.
During this time 23 out of 25 persons were assisted with the processing of documents, in particular passports, which were seized or lost in captivity, and were provided assistance with opening bank accounts.
In total, 64 civilians out of 76, who were released on December 29, were sent to the Feofaniya Clinical Hospital, where they were diagnosed, provided with psychological assistance and each was given a “road map” for recovery.
After the specialists of Feofaniya Clinical Hospital had made their part of the work, people who needed it were transferred to other institutions, mainly to hospitals LisovaPoliana and Tsybli.
As of February 21, 2020, 39 patients out of 40 were treated and discharged in LisovaPoliana.
Consulting support and treatment by specialists was provided within the Hospital: therapists, neurologists, orthopaedists and dentist-therapist.
In the end, after provision of medical, psychological rehabilitation, persons were discharged from medical institutions.
14 persons asked for further support and were sent to hostels in Kyiv, where they were provided with everything necessary, including hygiene products, food.
One woman was transferred to the capital's medical institution to wait for joint surgery, which she needed.
12 persons from Feofaniya Clinical Hospital were transferred to a hospital in Tsybli for rehabilitation. There are still 9 persons.
It should be noted that assistance will be provided in the future and several offers of employment and accommodation have been made.
Assistance with dental prosthetics and other rehabilitation after traumatic injuries is ongoing.