Humanitarian Convoy From Russia for Donbas to Depart on Thursday
Representative of the crisis management center with the Russian Emergencies Ministry has announced another convoy to southeastern Ukraine is to be sent to help local residents survive through a humanitarian crisis.
"The 24th convoy with humanitarian aid for the Donetsk and Lugansk regions is being formed on the territory of the Donskoy rescue center in the Rostov Region. It will be ready on April 15 after all cargo is packed and registered," the representative said, adding the convoy ot move out on Thursday, April 16.
The humanitarian aid includes food, medicine, building materials, as well as textbooks for higher educational institutions of Donbass. The aid is being brought to the Rostov Region from various parts of Russia. Since August, 2014 Russia has delivered over 30,000 metric tons of aid to the people of Donetsk and Lugansk.