115 shelter points open in Lugansk region
115 shelter points opened up in the Lugansk region due to the sharp deterioration in weather conditions, reported the press service of the Lugansk Regional State Administration.
Of these, 105 stationary shelter points have been set up by the local authorities, another 10 by Lugansk regional department of Emergency Ministry.
In addition, social workers of the region carry out preventive measures aimed at avoidance of deaths from hypothermia among the homeless and lonely people.
Regional settlements are covered by 49 patrol teams that have already identified 62 people in need of urgent medical care.
Stationary shelter points will operate until weather conditions improve.