Belgium’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that urgent humanitarian aid would be provided to Ukraine to help deal with the aftermath of blowing up the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP), Report informs, citing Ukrainska Pravda.
Belgium will assist Ukraine through the government mechanism B-FAST, which is used to support foreign countries in crisis.
To help people affected by the floods, B-FAST is providing emergency aid in the form of shelter equipment (tents, mattresses, sleeping bags, jerry cans, hygiene kits). B-FAST transports all these relief items under European coordination. The value of the donation is €350,000.
In cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Belgium will provide medical equipment worth €1.6 million – medicines, medical products, drinking water storage tanks – and dehydrated meals for evacuees.
Based on an official request received via the European coordination mechanism, B-FAST has been tasked with purchasing generators worth €1.5 million and sending them to the areas affected by the floods.