27 Feb 2023 13:16

Ukraine to receive humanitarian aid from Canada

MOSCOW. Feb 27 (Interfax) - The Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal has raised Can$52 million from 72,000 donors, the Ukrainian media reported, quoting the press service of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation (CUF).

The appeal is a joint project of the CUF and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC). The two organizations have worked for over a year to raise the effectiveness and cost-efficiency of the aid provided by Canadian citizens for Ukrainians.

Since February 2022, Ukraine has received some 300,000 food rations under the program, providing nourishment for 850,000 people in Ukraine, Moldova and Romania. More than 790,000 patients have been sent 53 tonnes of medications.

In addition, the program delivered 161 generators, 2,000 stoves for cooking and heating, 2,000 beds, mattresses, blankets, pillows, bedsheets for resettled persons, 1,000 pallets of detergents for displaced persons, 1,000 sets of firefighting equipment, 10,000 special gloves for rescuers, and 330 pallets of Personal Protective Equipment for hospitals.

The UCC has been providing Ukrainians with humanitarian aid since 1995.