As of Monday, 50,195 respiratory protection rooms have been inspected by police, ambulances and local authorities in Ukraine, 32 percent of which were found to be insufficient or closed.
The ministry wrote in its press release.
So far, he said, 50,195 rooms – 79 percent of all shelters – have been checked. Of those, 4,679 — 9 percent of those examined — were found to be closed, and 11,644, or 23 percent, were classified as unusable.
In the capital Kiev, the Ministry of the Interior has placed 2,156 shelters under its control, which is 48 percent of all shelters. Of these, 137 were closed (6 percent of those inspected), and 804, i.e. 37 per cent proved ineligible. The ministry added that it would continue to review state shelters.
Volodymyr Zelensky The President of Ukraine on Friday ordered all shelters in Ukraine to be searched, a day later
In Kiev, three people were killed when they were unable to enter an air defense facility during a Russian airstrike.
Oleksandr KamysinOn Monday, the Ukrainian minister responsible for strategic industries described the situation of shelters in the capital as critical, stressing that half of them are not ready to receive people.
Vitali Klitschko Kyiv’s mayor stated that more than 1,600 shelters had been checked by Monday morning, and 590 of them, or 37 percent, were in poor condition. Klitschko reminded that last year and this year 1.2 billion hryvnias, which is more than 11.2 billion forints, were allocated to the regions for the construction of shelters, and added that the inspection is underway.
I would like to draw the attention of the leaders of the state administration in the district: based on the results of the audit, we will turn to the head of state for appropriate personnel decisions regarding the worst-performing district leaders.
warned the mayor.
Klesko also said he had already held a meeting with DC neighborhood leaders in the morning in which they discussed the results of the shelter inspections so far.
Front page photo: People look into a huge crater at the site of the recent Russian air strike in the Desnyansk region of the Ukrainian capital on June 1, 2023. Three people who were unable to reach a closed shelter were killed in the attack. MTI / EPA / Serhiy Dolzhenko