Kiev subway receives int'l humanitarian aid
MOSCOW. March 10 (Interfax) - The International Organization for Migration (MOM) has provided humanitarian aid to the Kiev subway in an effort to make the stay of the capital's residents at subway stations more comfortable, Kiev Mayor Vitaly Klichko said.
"The Kiev subway is a facility of the capital's critical infrastructure. Forty-six subway stations are currently functioning round-the-clock. The stations are provided with drinking water, are equipped with lavatories and a ventilation system and have access to the internet," Ukrainian media quoted Klichko as saying in a statement circulated by his press service.
"The Kiev Metro utility company has received humanitarian aid from the International Organization for Migration. It consists of 10,500 folding chairs, 1,500 blankets and 1,500 matrasses," the mayor said.
He thanked MOM and all foreign partners for helping Kiev and Ukraine.