Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Natalia Nikonorova took part in a press conference on the first meeting of NGO “United Donbass Fund” Commission

18 April 2017

Today, on April 18, DPR Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Natalia Nikonorova, with the head of NGO “United Donbass Fund” Vadim Engalychev took part in a press conference dedicated to the first Commission meeting for providing material assistance to the Donbass residents, who are in a difficult life situation.

Head of the DPR Foreign Ministry stressed the importance of social support for the Donbass people.

“Each of us understands that we should not be indifferent if someone is in trouble. That is why block of Humanitarian program on social security and support of certain categories of citizens is of great importance. It is very significant that ordinary citizens, who are not indifferent to the fate of Donbass inhabitants, initiated this action. They appealed to the Head of the Republic with the initiative to create a public organization “United Donbas Fund”, which will support the unprotected categories of population” - noted Natalia Nikonorova.

Vadim Engalychev spoke about main tasks of the public organization: “United Donbass Fund” assists both residents of the Republic and of the Donetsk region under Ukraine’s control. We help everyone, who needs our help, whether it is medicines, cash payment or products.”

Also, head of the “United Donbass Fund” informed about the categories of citizens eligible for material assistance and about the documents required for payment.

“Website of Humanitarian program for reunification of Donbass people will publish procedure for submitting necessary documents for receiving assistance. For the residents’ convenience, the documents can be sent both electronically as scanned copies, and personally: residents of Donetsk region under Ukraine’s control can submit documents to the Centers of social assistance and administrative services, as well as to the post offices of «Donbass Post»” - stressed Vadim Engalychev.