The Red Cross will pay assistance to Ukrainian veterans with disabilities

Minister for Veterans Affairs of Ukraine Yulia Laputina and representatives of the Red Cross signed a quadripartite Memorandum of Understanding to support veterans disabled as a result of the Russian-Ukrainian war and their families.

This is reported on website Ministry of Veterans Affairs of Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.

It is noted that the document was concluded between the Ministry of Veterans Affairs of Ukraine, the Red Cross Society of Ukraine, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and RedRose CPS Limited.

The memorandum provides for the provision of financial assistance (100 Swiss francs per month) for four months to veterans – persons with disabilities due to the war of I-II groups.

To make these payments, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Society intends to raise funds of up to 40 million Swiss francs.

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To receive financial assistance, veterans with disabilities due to the war of groups I-II will be able to submit online applications through the “mobile application of the web portal of electronic services” (Portal Diya) using the “Jepdtrimka” service.

The disbursement of funds will be made through the data management platform of RedRose CPS Limited. It will be used to process depersonalized information about cash assistance recipients, calculate payments and monitor them, and provide reporting materials.

Laputina thanked the representatives of the Red Cross for effective and fast cooperation, as well as humanitarian assistance provided to Ukrainian citizens in the conditions of war, including veterans and their families who became internally displaced persons.

In turn, the General Director of the National Committee of the Red Cross Society of Ukraine Maxim Dotsenko noted the effectiveness of joint work with the team of the Ministry of Veterans in this project.

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“Despite its complexity, given the need to securely store personal data of veterans, thanks to your specialists and the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, we managed to resolve problematic issues, and I hope that in the near future we will begin to implement our general agreements enshrined in the Memorandum,” Dotsenko said.


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