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- Humanitarian Bulletin: Ukraine Issue 25 | 1 March - 30 April 2018
- Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, Statement to the Security Council on the Humanitarian Situation in Ukraine - New York, 29 May 2018
- Ukraine “Europe’s Largest Crisis”: IOM Regional Director on Visit to Eastern Ukraine
- Ukraine Briefing (25 May 2018)
- 150 Ukrainian cities and communities strive to become child and youth friendly municipalities
DOKUCHAIEVSK VODOKANAL OFFICES SHELLED – STAFF INJURED
DONETSK FILTER STATION POWER LINE SHELLED – FILTER STATION STOPPED
The WASH Cluster was informed by Voda Donbasa (VD) water company of shelling that stopped power to Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) last night: at 9:35 pm on 6th June, the 110 kV Power Line was hit by shellfire and cut. The filter station is now stopped.
In addition, nine people from the night shift, spent their second night under shelling at the DFS. This morning, 7th June 2018, VD was trying to organize the evacuation of the night shift team with OSCE support and were able to reach DFS at 10:50 am.
COMPOUND OF THE DONETSK FILTER STATION WAS SHELLED AGAIN
Today Voda Donbasa (VD) informed the WASH Cluster that Donetsk Filter station (DFS) was under shelling at the night (3 rd to 4th June), until 4:00 am. Staff of the filter station assessed part of the compound of the DFS and reported two hits near administration and household complex, and one near the garages (three hits in total). Shrapnel also damaged glazing of main entrance building.
KYIV, Ukraine, 1 June 2018– Eleven cities (Vinnytsia, Odesa, Lviv, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Cherkasy, Mariupol, Kremenchuk, Druzhkivka, Biloziria, Biliaivka and Novoukrainka) have been shortlisted to receive the honorary status of Child and Youth Friendly City Candidate. In total, over 150 cities and communities from all over Ukraine that applied for this programme at theInternational Forum of Child and Youth Friendly Municipalities on 1 June 2018 claimed they were willing to join the Initiative.
SHELLING OF HORLIVKA WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
The WASH Cluster was informed, that yesterday, 23rd May 2018 at around 1.20 pm the Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Horlivka was shelled. One projectile fell in the area of the WWTP, luckily not causing any damage or injuries.
Situation Overview & Humanitarian Needs
On 22 May, one child was killed and three more injured on the way from school due to explosion in the bus in Debaltseve (Donetska NGCA). Reportedly the incident happened when children were travelling from Debaltseve school #5 after classes on a public bus. According to several reports the explosion was likely caused by detonation of a grenade carried in the backpack by one of the children. Information on this incident is yet to be verified.
Recent attacks on schools in Ukraine
POWER LINES CUT NEAR SDD CHANNEL - 3rd LIFT PUMP STATION
Voda Donbasa (VD) informed the WASH Cluster of two incidents which happened on 21st May 2018.
Firstly, at 7:05 am a 10 KV Power Line which supplies electricity to Water Pumping Station (WPS) “Prikanalnaya” was damaged. The WPS continue to operate in normal mode after immediate switching to a back-up power line.
Secondly, at around 10 am, another power line (35 kV), which supplies electricity to pumping station “Mayorskaya”, was damaged and also switched to a backup power line.
POWER LINES CUT BY SHELLING NEAR CRITICAL PUMPING STATION
The WASH Cluster was informed that on Monday, 17th May 2018, around 7 pm two powerlines supplying the 3rd Lift pumping station of the Sievierskyi Donets Donbas (SDD) channel were cut by shelling. According to Voda Donbasa (VD), water company one was repaired by DTEK, fairly quickly (within 45 minutes) however one power line is still damaged. As of 18th May the 3rd Lift pumping station has the next situation with power supply (there are four power lines in total):
At least 4 education facilities sustained damages during May (GCA – 2; NGCA – 2) as a result of continuous hostilities along the contact line in Eastern Ukraine putting lives of hundreds of children and teachers at risk and affecting their access to education.
DONETSK FILTER STATION SHELLED: STOPPED DUE TO DAMAGE
The WASH Cluster was informed of shelling affecting Donetsk Filter Station from 8 pm and continuing until late night. At 9 pm on 17th May, the DFS was hit by shellfire and stopped working. Workers employed by Voda Donbasa water company identified at least two hits, one of which damaged the switch gear near the reagents building. Two transformer are damaged, one of which is now leaking oil. Those electrical problems, have stopped the filter station.
SHELLING NEAR GOLMOVSKYI AND NOVOLUHANSKYI WASTEWATER PLANTS – BOTH DEENERGIZED
Voda Donbasa (VD) informed the WASH Cluster of two incidents at Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP).
DONETSK FILTER STATION SHELLED
Voda Donbasa (VD) informed the WASH Cluster about the heavy shelling in the vicinity of Donetsk Filter Station (DFS), last night, which started at 8.00 pm on 16th May 16 2018, and continued much of the night. Staff of the DFS were in a bomb shelter but counted more than 20 explosions in the immediate vicinity of the DFS.
DONETSK FILTER STATION SHELLED – AND GUN FIRE PINS DOWN STAFF
Voda Donbasa (VD) informed the WASH Cluster that staff of the Donetsk Filter Station(DFS) were in their bomb shelter and taking cover in buildings today, 15th May 2018 at 10am, after shelling during the night. Most worryingly, when night-shift staff ventured outside to prepare for the shift change, small arms (suspected sniper) fire forced staff of the DFS to re-enter buildings and to stay indoors.
Situation Overview & Humanitarian Needs
SHELLING NEAR GOLMOVSKYI WASTEWATER PLANT – THREE INCIDENTS
GENEVA, 4 May, 2018 – More than four years of conflict in eastern Ukraine have taken a devastating toll on the education system, destroying and damaging hundreds of schools and forcing 200,000 girls and boys to learn in militarized environments, amid volatile fighting and dangers due to unexploded weapons of war, said UNICEF today.