A third convoy of aid for the benefit of Ukraine, organized by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the French Ministry of Interior, will transport in Romania, at the European hub in Suceava, vehicles and intervention equipment, but also food.
The convoy is expected to arrive in Suceava on Friday evening, informs ISU Suceava.
On this occasion, 115 tons of equipment and food and 13 new vehicles will be donated to the Ukrainian emergency service. These are six firefighting vehicles, upgraded to Ukrainian standards, six 4 × 4 ambulances and a car equipped with a mobile radiology device, in support of the medical teams deployed on the ground.
The emergency equipment offered includes 36 km of fire hoses, 56,000 liters of liquid used to fight hydrocarbon fires, as well as over 20,000 rations of food, representing 40,000 meals, according to objetdesuceava.ro.
This convoy of aid to support Ukraine’s war effort will arrive in Suceava after leaving France on May 10.
The convoy left France on May 10. The French Prime Minister, Jean Castex, and the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, were present at this special event to greet the 52 French firefighters accompanying the convoy.
These vehicles and equipment were fully funded by the contributions of more than 1,000 local authorities and about fifty companies to the Crisis and Support Center of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs.
Since the outbreak of the civil war alone, France has provided Ukraine with 84 emergency response vehicles and 214 tons of equipment, marking the solidarity of local authorities and French companies with the Ukrainian people.
This operation, carried out under the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism (MPCU), is coordinated by the Directorate-General for Civil Security and Crisis Management of the Ministry of the Interior and the Crisis and Support Center of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Embassy. France in Ukraine and with the support of the French Embassy in Romania.
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