1.000 Tons of Humanitarian Cargo for Ukraine From France

by Olha Povaliaieva
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
1.000 Tons of Humanitarian Cargo for Ukraine From France

Vessel with 'unprecedented' aid for Ukraine to be sent via Romania under EU Civil protection mechanism

During her visit to Kyiv, the minister of foreign affairs of France, Catherine Colonna, announced the transfer of an "unprecedented" humanitarian cargo for Ukraine. France has collected more than 1.000 tons of aid for Ukrainians under the EU Civil protection mechanism. On September 28, the ship from Marseille will reach the Romanian port of Constanca and head to Ukraine. Catherine Colonna told that France happened on the ship.

  • 15 fire and rescue vehicles;
  • 8 motorized watercraft;
  • 19 tons of rescue and personal protective equipment;
  • 25 tons of medical supplies and resuscitation;
  • A medical vehicle with radiological core;
  • 60.000 rations;
  • 48 tons of prepared food;
  • 13 tons of milk;
  • 200 meters of bridges;
  • Generators and building materials.

All this humanitarian aid of Ukraine is collected by large regions, as well as private and private organizations: the regions of Grand Est, the capital's Ile-de-France, Provence-Côte d'Azur, Bouches-du-Rhone, the Ministry of health and the interior of France, the City's fire safety department Marseille, CMA CGM foundation and Tulipe, les Architectes de l'urgence, le Cerema, Cofigeo, la Fondation Aéroports de Paris, le Groupe Lactalis et Matière organizations.

The aid will be sent to Ukraine through the hub in Suceava, and in Ukraine, it will be distributed between the State service for dangerous situations and the Ministry of health. Food products and building materials will be transferred to Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Odesa regions and to Struy in accordance with the open patron presented by the Ukrainian at the conference in Lugano.

"As France demanded during the Lugano conference, efforts to focus attention will be focused on the Chernihiv region — through the patronage mechanism proposed by president Volodymyr Zelenskyy," Catherine Colonna.

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