Mandatory evacuations from Donetsk region have been ongoing since August 2022. Over 8 months, more than 60,000 people have been moved to safer areas. This includes more than 7,000 children and more than 2,500 persons with reduced mobility.
The evacuation from the de-occupied territories, which began last autumn, is also continuing. Almost 25,000 people have left Kharkiv region over the past seven months. More than 21,000 people have been evacuated from the recently liberated areas of Kherson region in 5 months.
All preparations and measures are being taken in advance to ensure the centralised relocation of citizens to safer regions of Ukraine. The President, the Government, local authorities, international organisations and volunteers are making every effort to ensure the safety of our citizens.