UN, IFRC officials arrive in Rostov-on-Don

Officials from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have arrived in the Rostov region to meet with the administration of the region and the refugees from southeastern Ukraine, the information policies department of the Rostov region's government told Interfax.

Officials from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have arrived in the Rostov region to meet with the administration of the region and the refugees from southeastern Ukraine, the information policies department of the Rostov region's government told Interfax.

"The representatives of the international organizations arrived in Rostov-on-Don late on Sunday. On Monday, they will meet with Vadim Artyomov, deputy governor of the Rostov region, to discuss the situation in the region caused by the presence of many refugees from Ukraine on the territory of the region and their accommodation conditions," the source said.

On the same day, the guests will visit a temporary accommodation facility for refugees in the village of Krasny Desant, Neklinovsky district, he said.

According to earlier reports, Baisa Vak-Voya, a representative of the UNHCR in Russia, Davron Mukhamadiev, head of IFRC Regional Representation in Moscow, Zlatko Zigic, the head of the office of the International Migration Organization (IMO) in Moscow, and Irina Shcherbakova, adviser on legal issues with the UNHCR office in Russia, will be in the Rostov region on December 14-17.

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