#WHO Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge call for critical medical and #EU support refugees urgently
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said
The oxygen supply situation is nearing a very dangerous point in Ukraine. Supplies to safely reach those who need them, and are working with partners to establish safe transit for shipments through Poland.
The oxygen supply situation is nearing a very dangerous point in Ukraine. Trucks are unable to transport oxygen supplies from plants to hospitals across the country, including the capital Kyiv. The majority of hospitals could exhaust their oxygen reserves within the next 24 hours.
Some have already run out. This puts thousands of lives at risk. Further, medical oxygen generator manufacturers in several areas are also facing shortages of zeolite, a crucial, mainly imported chemical product necessary to produce safe medical oxygen. Safe deliveries of zeolite from outside Ukraine to these plants is also needed.
In the other side, In Brussels EU ministers of Justice/Home Affairs made a list of urgent priorities
The French Minister of EU French Presidency said
Today we express our unity and our total solidarity with Ukraine and its people. The European Union and its Member States have provided, and will continue to provide, political, financial, humanitarian and logistical support in the face of Russian aggression.
In order to monitor the situation, coordinate solidarity measures and involve all relevant actors, following this exchange, the Presidency decided to fully activate the EU Integrated Political Crisis Response (IPCR) arrangements. A first technical meeting will be convened already tomorrow, Monday 28 February.
What are two points from 5 areas?
Humanitarian support that It has ever started
On 15th February, EU started to give the assistance of the Civil Protection Mechanism to provide healthcare and medical supplies, As the leaders of World Health Organization EU Minister underlined during the meeting that the crucial point is the “logistical support to facilitate getting those supplies into Ukraine.”
Welcome Refugees from some EU countries
The French Mnister Gérald Darmanin stressed the fact “the capacity of reception “ refugees from EU countries who are“in particular”a border of Ukraine. find a shelter for citizens who left urgently the country. Since the invasion of Ukraine by Russia,Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland still have welcomed people.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said
“We have already seen reports of casualties and people starting to flee their homes to seek safety. Civilian lives and civilian infrastructure must be protected and safeguarded at all times, in line with International Humanitarian Law.”
Finally, the EU Ministers have planned to establish a potential new measure : “an appropriate temporary protection mechanism for the reception of these nationals.” They refered to what The EU Commission did in the past of this matter. As it approved in the past.