The Representative Office is monitoring data of the regional state administrations and the State Emergency Service of Ukraine on a continuous basis. As of January 01st, 2017 22789 citizens from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol migrated and settled in mainland Ukraine.
65.7% (14975 persons) among the displaced persons are employable men and women, 26.3% (6001 persons) – children, 8% (1813 persons) – disabled persons and the aged.
Most citizens moved into the city of Kyiv (4665 persons), Lviv (3568 persons), Odessa (2043 persons), Mykolaiv (1480 persons), Kyiv (1217 persons), Kherson (1188 persons), Kharkiv (898 persons) regions.
In December of the current year, 57 persons from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol moved to and registered in mainland Ukraine. 25 persons among the internally displaced persons arrived to Mykolaiv region, 12 persons – to Lviv region, 6 – to Volyn region, 5 – to Rivne region, 3 – to Kirovohrad region, 2 – to Chernigiv and Ternopil regions, 1 – to Zakarpattia and 1 to Zaporizhzhia regions.
The support and social adaptation, satisfaction of vital needs, assistance in realization and renewal of rights of the internally displaced persons are the main issues solved by the governmental authorities at the local level.
In 2016 the regional state administrations in total obtained 75740 applications from the internally displaced persons /1483 application were received during December. Among the issues raised by the citizens there are the following: social assistance, employment, education, renewal of documents, receipt of documents provided by the legislation of Ukraine.
One of the main issues catching the residents of Crimea and internally displaced persons since the beginning of occupation is receiving the migration services (70.5% among the total number, or 53 388 applications, 1168 among them were received in December).
According to the information received by the Department of State Migration Service of Ukraine in Kherson region, 43748 (or 81.94% among the total number in Ukraine) internally displaced persons are from Crimea applied to receive the administrative services in the boundary region (940 of them applied in December). Most of applications concern the following issues: execution, issuance and exchange of passport of the citizen of Ukraine for travelling abroad (27131 applications/308 application were submitted in December), photo pasting in into the passport of the citizen of Ukraine upon reaching the age of 25 and 45 years old (9779 applications /308 applications were submitted in December); execution, issuance and exchange of the passport of the citizen of Ukraine (including passport in the form of ID-card) (3424 applications /269 applications were submitted in December).
2026 applications on migration issues were submitted in Mykolaiv, 1789 applications (53 applications in December) – Zaporizhia, 1310 applications – Odessa, 999 applications (27 applications in December) – Rivne regions. In December in Vinnytsia and Khemlnytskyi regions there were submitted 52 applications, 32 – Kharkiv, 27 – Rivne, 8 – Ivano-Frankivsk, 4 – Poltava regions.
The second important issue is the execution of different types of social payments (4433 applications/ 160 applications were submitted in December). Lviv, Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Rivne and Poltava regions occupy the first positions in rendering of such services. The territorial authorities of social protection attached to the state administrations take full measures to make all types of social payments, to issue certificates of registration of internally displaced persons, to grant a monthly targeted aid to cover accommodation expenses and expenses connected with payment for utility services.
The regional state administrations pay great attention to the issues connected with education. As of the end of 2016 there were submitted 3886 applications connected with placement of children to pre-school educational establishments, secondary general schools, connected with obtaining external degree, receiving a certificate of general secondary education in Ukraine-approved format, obtaining the vocational and higher education and other educational issues.
1831 applications of citizens (52 of them were submitted in December) were submitted to the regional administrations connected with provision of services of employment of citizens, moved from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.
1835 internally displaced persons from Crimea applied to the Territorial Centers of the State Employment Service of Ukraine in that respect, 1442 of them received the unemployment benefits. 646 citizens, who left the temporarily occupied territory of the Crimean Peninsula, have been employed; 225 passed a vocational training or retraining or raised qualification; 198 have been involved to the public and other temporary works; 174 have unemployment status and continue receiving the services provided by the State Employment Service. Most of internally displaced persons have been employed in Lviv (71 persons), Kyiv (40 persons), Kherson (37 persons), Mykolaiv (35 persons), Vinnytsia (30 persons), Khmelnytskyi (30 persons) regions and the city of Kyiv (88 persons).
12202 persons, 102 of them in December of the current year, applied to the regional state administrations on other issues, including receiving accommodation, land plots for construction, medical services and juridical services.
The medical establishments of Ukraine have registered 8943 citizens, or 39.4 per cents of all internally displaced persons. The largest amount of them, namely 2059 persons, were registered in the city of Kyiv, in Kyiv region – 971, in Lviv region – 861, in Vinnytsia region – 703 and 570 in Dnipropetrovsk region. All medical, treatment-and-prophylactic establishments grant professional assistance in hospitalization, registration, preventive examination, vaccination and fluorography. Upon registration the displaced persons are provided with medicines on a preferential basis.
With the aim of comprehensive support and assistance in solving issues of accommodation of the persons moved from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the regional state administrations take measures to generate a housing reserve, suitable for temporary accommodation and residence of the internally displaced persons.