The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany renders assistance to Ukraine in developing social infrastructure in the regions most affected by the Russian armed aggression. Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine-Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksii Reznikov have been authorized to sign the relevant agreements with the Reconstruction Credit Institute (KfW) under a decision adopted today at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
This is a new project "Promoting the development of social infrastructure (PDSI VIII)" worth €13.1 million for energy-efficient modernization of healthcare facilities, procurement of modern basic medical equipment and equipment for outpatient diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 and its consequences in the territory Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia regions, as well as in the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions controlled by the Government of Ukraine.
It is also planned to sign additional agreements on PDSI VI and PDSI VII projects to the tune of €23.4 million.
Of these, €9 million has been directed to the construction of housing for internally displaced persons (13 facilities) and the improvement of infrastructure (6 schools and 7 kindergartens) in IDP-receiving communities:
The second grant of €14.45 million is aimed at improving conditions for provision of healthcare services. The purchase of new equipment and energy-efficient renovation of hospitals will affect at least 40 facilities in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia regions, as well as in the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions controlled by the Government of Ukraine.