The Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) is sending another shipment of medicines worth ten million forints (EUR 25,500) to war-torn Ukraine, the organisation’s head told public broadcaster M1 on Monday.
HIA is coordinating shipments as part of an international venture with Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch and British partners, László Lehel said. After food and items of hygiene in the early stages, they are now focusing on medicine.
Repatriating refugees and ensuring housing for those wishing to return to their homeland is also becoming increasingly important, he said.
The medicines will be delivered to the hospital is Berehove (Beregszász),
Fully 4,225 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Sunday, while another 4,945 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters (ORFK) said.
Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 251 people,
ORFK told MTI.
Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place of residence within thirty days to apply for permanent documents, it added. Budapest police received 412 refugees, 163 children among them, arriving by train, said ORFK.