30 January 2017, 19:20


LPR opening more warming centers due to lower temperatures

More than 100 warming centers are functioning in LPR, authorities are opening additional locations, said the Ministry of Emergencies.

"Due to lower temperatures the number of warming centers in LPR was raised to 102."

This winter warming centers started functioning across the Republic on December, 13 due to freezing temperatures, heavy snowfalls and strong winds in store for the territory.

One center is open in Lugansk, two in Alchevsk, four in Bryanka, 29 in Antratsit district, six in Kirovsk district, two in Krasnyi Luch,  six in Krasnodon district, three in Lutugino district, two in Pervomaisk, 12 in Perevalsk district, three in Rovenki, 13 in Sverdlovsk district, 12 in Slavyanoserbsk district, seven in Stakhanov district.

Emergency response teams monitor the situation 24/7.

Recently LPR People's Militia and the ICRC representatives installed a warming center at the crossing point on December 7th, and it started working on December 17th. Volunteers serve hot tea for people waiting to cross the contact line, and medical teams are on duty there.

LuganskMediaCentre — 30 January — Lugansk