IDPs with disabilities forced to leave the boarding house in Odessa region
13:12 / 04 Oct. 2016 / 119
Due to a power failure in the sanatorium “Kuyalnik” internally displaced persons are forced to return to the conflict zone in Donbas. This information was announced by Ihor Stokoz, the deputy head of Donetska state administration.
“Despite all the promises of the management of Odessa Regional State Administration they turn off the power in” Kuyalnike”. Therefore IDPs decided not to wait for the end of repair in Sviatohirsk sanatorium “Holy Mountains”, thus people have to get to Sviatohirsk by themselves. In a day 53 IDPs among whom there disabled.
At the same time, the report of the OSCE SMM on October 2, said that because of the power outage September 26 the first exit from the “Kuyalnik” took place 3 days later.
“On 29 of September OSCE SMM observed the departure of 22 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the sanatorium Kuyalnik Odessa railway station, and from there to the government-controlled Konstantinovka (60 kilometers north of Donetsk). Persons (13 women, 9 men of advanced age, two of whom were in wheelchairs), accompanied by three volunteers, non-governmental organization “, – stated in the report.
The next day, 30 September, observers saw the bus with internally displaced people crossed into government roadblocks and Zaytsevo – Mayorsk, continue driving on through the contact line through zero roadblock DNI Gorlovka, and entered into areas that are not controlled by the government.
The first power outage in “Kuyalnik” occurred on August 11 because of non-payment. According to residents, payment of electricity was not carried out due to the suspension of social benefits. Just a pension more than 80 internally displaced persons, most of them – people with disabilities.
Earlier, it was reported that the management of social protection of workers laid off because of the IDPs checks.