Victims of fires in Luhansk region to receive UAH 300,000 for destroyed houses.

Families who lost their houses in fires in Luhansk region will receive UAH 300,000 each, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal said on Friday.

“Last time and this time, the government's strategy for providing financial assistance to victims remains unchanged. The amount of funds from the reserve fund of the state budget will be allocated as soon as the losses are calculated. A sum worth UAH 300,000 will be allocated for a completely destroyed house, UAH 200,000 for a dead family member, UAH 50,000 for partial damage to the house, and UAH 20,000 if the farm was damaged. The region also stands ready to pay assistance from its reserve fund," the PM told reporters in Luhansk region, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

According to him, the causes of the fire will be made public after the completion of the investigation of a number of initiated criminal proceedings.

The PM added that the State Forest Resources Agency should develop and approve a strategy for fighting forest fires, as well as eliminating the possibility of such fires in the future. "At the moment, the country has not developed such a strategy. Of course, Luhansk region requires such a plan," he added.

On Friday morning, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, together with a government team, left for Luhansk region to assess the scale of the fires.

As reported, 146 fires, which quickly spread over a large area due to hurricane wind, were recorded in Luhansk region on September 30. More than 30 fires are being extinguished.

According to preliminary estimates, the fire covered over 11 thousand hectares.

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