The Dutch aid group Zeilen van Vrijheid sent the seventh humanitarian aid convoy to Ukraine, consisting of seven ambulances, including an ambulance for newborns
It is reported by Ukrinform with reference to Euractiv.
“The convoy includes a custom-made neonatal ambulance with equipment such as an infant incubator with a dedicated ventilator and a Lifepak 15 with a patient monitor and defibrillator,” Dutch News reports.
It is indicated that the column from Amsterdam to Odessa is accompanied by the adviser of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine Pavel Fednov.
“The unique location and length of the Odessa region makes it impossible for newborns to be evacuated simultaneously from different hospitals in remote areas of the region… Timely and comfortable transportation is critical,” Fednov told Dutch News.
It is indicated that Zeilen Van Vrijheid (“Sail of Freedom”) was created after the start of the large-scale military aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and unites volunteers from Eastern European countries who collect and buy medical and humanitarian aid to send it to those in need in Ukraine.
On March 26, the organization already sent eight ambulances filled with humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Since the founding of the organization, the group has sent 42 ambulances and one fire engine to Ukraine.
As Ukrinform reported, the Netherlands has already provided humanitarian aid worth 40 million euros to victims of the war in Ukraine.