Cooperation News: Birmingham Medicines, More Than 5,000 Dumplings, Camouflage Nets - A Total of 12 Tons of Humanitarian Aid Carried Out From Vinnytsia To The Area of the Joint Forces Operation
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Birmingham Medicines, More Than 5,000 Dumplings, Camouflage Nets - A Total of 12 Tons of Humanitarian Aid Carried Out From Vinnytsia  To The Area of the Joint Forces Operation

1.PNGVinnytsia citizens and citizens of a sister city of Birmingham continue to assist the troops defending Ukraine in the area of the Joint Forces Operation. On January 21, 2020, the next humanitarian aid was sent from Vinnytsia: food, medical supplies from a sister city of Birmingham, spare parts for automotive vehicles, camouflage nets and more. In total, there were 12 tons of humanitarian aid.

Schoolchildren, businessmen, students and all empathic ones helped to collect the humanitarian aid. The assistance from a sister city of Birmingham was a part of this aid, including medical means, among which are tracheotomy tires, leg restraints with hemostatic effect, special sponges for treatment of surgical treatment in the field environment, hemostatic ones.

There are also bandaging material, syringes, medical systems, and special facilities. It will be taken to the medical unit. When military doctors look at humanitarian supplies from Birmingham, they are delighted, because such an assistance is much needed. It should be mentioned that Birmingham has been delivering medical supplies since 2014,” Oleh Parfilov, Head of the Emergency Department for Mobilization and Defense Work of the City Council, says.

Oleh Parfilov noted that the total weight of the huminitarian aid is 12 tons. “Traditionally, Vinnytsia City Council together with the Municipal Watch company, as well as Vinnytsia and Kalynivka volunteers, send humanitarian aid to our defenders in the East. Gifts from city kindergartens, employees of City Council and municipal enterprises (tea, coffee, cookies, candies, etc.) to soldiers are a part of the humanitarian aid. Students of Vinnytsia and Kalynivka schools have made 30 camouflage nets,” Oleh Parfilov says.

Lard (125 kg), milk (240 l), mayonnaise (200 kg), oil (100 kg), herring (30 buckets), horseradish (50 kg), and mustard (50 kg) have been sent to the area of the Joint Forces Operation. In addition, apples (400 kg), fruit concentrate (200 kg), fruit juices (300 l), dumplings (5500 pcs.), lemons (300 kg), and viburnum with sugar are in the humanitarian aid, which also includes batteries for cars, shoes, insulation (10 pcs.), camouflage nets (30 pcs.), bags (2200 pcs.), mounting foam (96 pcs.), and a smoker. Moreover, hygiene products, medicines, etc. are included in the aid. Parishioners of the Orthodox churches joined to help with the aid.