4 million survival kits distributed by Rinat Akhmetov Centre among Donbas residents. Infographics

Over a year of operation, from August 2014 to August 2015, the Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre has distributed 4,014,465 survival kits. In order to deliver such large amounts of aid, the Humanitarian Centre sent 82 humanitarian convoys to Donbas. That is 2,816 heavy trucks, which delivered 56,320 tonnes of food to the Centre’s logistics points in Donetsk and Mariupol to form survival kits.

This aid is intended for the inhabitants of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and also for the internally displaced persons from Donbas. Those are the most vulnerable categories of the civilian population: the elderly, children, the disabled, single parents, large families and those raising orphans, pregnant women and others.

The average age of recepients of aid from the Centre is 66.5. People on both sides of the contact line receive the aid: 81.6% - pensioners, 6.8% - disabled people of 1-2 groups, 6.1% - single parents, 3.9% - families with many children and families raising orphans and children with disabilities, 1.6% - other welfare beneficiaries.

For them, more than 100 stationary points for aid distribution operate in 61 town and 21 districts of Donbas, on both sides of the contact line.

In May 2015, the Rinat Akhmetov Centre launched a new line - the delivery of products to small remote villages of Donbas by mobile distribution teams. This delivery is made to the places where there is no possibility to open a stationary point, though the aid is largely needed. 25,808 welfare beneficiaries from 120 villages and settlements on the contact line, in the uncontrolled areas, as well as in the areas which are densely populated by the internally displaced persons in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts.

As you know, besides the food aid for adults, the Humanitarian Centre also provides kits for the babies of up to 2 years of age. The baby kit includes everything they need: infant formulas, cereals, fruit and vegetable purees. As of August 12, 2015, the Rinat Akhmetov centre has distributed 290,324 baby sets on both sides of the line of contact.

The Rinat Akhmetov Centre continues supplying humanitarian aid to Donbas. Until the end of August, they plan to send two humanitarian convoys, and on the basis of the deliveries to the logistics centres in Donetsk and Mariupol, to form another 420,000 kits for adults and 39,000 baby kits for the civilians of Donbas on both sides of the contact line.