– EMERCOM of Russia sent in Donbass 69-th convoy with humanitarian aid, said in the MOE.
“69-th column of the EMERCOM of Russia with humanitarian aid for Donbass came from don and rescue emergency center in Rostov region and is heading towards the Russian-Ukrainian border”, – the Ministry said.
Cars carrying more than 400 tons of humanitarian cargo, among them baby food kits, medicines and medical equipment.
Along the way, the convoy will split into two: one will proceed to the state border to the checkpoint “Donetsk” and “Matveev Kurgan”. After that, the column will proceed to the Donetsk and Lugansk.
“Driving a car experienced drivers-rescuers, who during his career has performed dozens of humanitarian operations around the world,” – said in the MOE. Also, the column consists of physicians and technical staff, ready when necessary to provide in the way of timely assistance to drivers and staff accompanying the shipment.
Humanitarian aid to residents of Donbas delivered from August 2014. During this time, 68 columns of EMERCOM of Russia delivered to Donetsk and Luhansk region more than 70 thousand tons of humanitarian cargo.