War in Donbas means a humanitarian catastrophe and destroyed infrastructure
15:20 / 21 Nov. 2014 / 2196
During 7 months of war in Donbas:
The degree of damage to residential properties in the cities of the ATO area, is ranging from 5 to 60%. For example, in Kramatorsk, – it is 12%, and in case of Nikolayevka, Avdeyevka, Seleznevka in the Donetsk region it reaches 60%.
Because of the infrastructure damages, water supply of Donetsk and Luhansk was discontinued for more than one month. Today water is supplied intermittently.
Not less than 20 hospitals in Donbas are not operating, another 17 are either destroyed or severely damaged. In Luhansk, there is a high risk of outbreak of infectious diseases.
About 620 gas pipelines and 300 gas distribution stations are damaged. Over a thousand power lines and more than 4 thousand transformer substations are damaged. From 60 to 127 settlements in Donbas are still without electricity supply.
Because of destruction of 200 schools and lack of elementary safety, the educational process in schools and universities of Donetsk and Luhansk regions has actually been thwarted.