Ukraine has received Sweden's assistance to eliminate the consequences of floods

Ukraine has received aid from Sweden for the elimination of consequences of floods in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, said on Friday the press-service of the Ministry of internal Affairs.

Last week the interior Ministry of Ukraine has introduced emergency security measures because of bad weather in Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi regions of the country. Heavy precipitation also affected the Lviv, Transcarpathian and Ternopil region. In the state service for emergency situations said that due to the bad weather, three people were killed and another was missing. The Cabinet has allocated for liquidation of consequences of flooding of about $ 28 million. The Ukrainian foreign Ministry has been asked to help the countries of the European Union and NATO.

"For liquidation of consequences of emergency that occurred on the territory of Ivano-Frankivsk region after the rain of the flood, rescuers received from the government of Sweden humanitarian assistance. Appropriate equipment, namely barriers from flooding, bags of sand, coils for barriers, cable ties and fire pressure hoses, arrived July 2", - stated in the message of Ministry of internal Affairs.

As reported on Friday, the state service for emergency situations due to floods remain flooded 11 settlements in the Western regions of Ukraine, destroyed 202,5 km of roads and 95 bridges.