UK to send ambulances, medical aid to Ukraine | Inquirer News

UK to send ambulances, medical aid to Ukraine

/ 12:16 PM April 26, 2022
UK to send ambulances, medical aid to Ukraine

Ambulance vehicles are lined up near a hospital, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Novoyavorivsk, Ukraine, March 13, 2022. REUTERS

LONDON — Britain is providing Ukraine with new ambulances, fire engines, medical supplies and funding for health experts to help its emergency services deal with the aftermath of Russian attacks, the government said on Monday.

The latest batch of British support will see 22 new ambulances leave for Ukraine in the coming days to join more than 40 fire engines carrying rescue equipment, thermal imaging cameras and almost 10,000 items of protective clothing which have already been dispatched there.

ADVERTISEMENT

The British government is also giving 300,000 pounds ($382,000) to the medical aid charity, UK-Med, to help it train Ukrainian doctors and nurses to deal with mass casualties, as well as 300,000 pounds worth of medicines and pharmaceutical supplies.

“We have all been appalled by the abhorrent images of hospitals deliberately targeted by Russia since the invasion began over two months ago,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.

FEATURED STORIES

“The new ambulances, fire engines and funding for health experts announced today will better equip the Ukrainian people to deliver vital health care and save lives.”

($1 = 0.7856 pounds)

RELATED STORIES

Britain to cut Ukraine tariffs to zero to help its economy

Russia says Kyiv foiled evacuation from Mariupol

War in Ukraine: Latest developments

Russia warns of WWIII after top US officials visit Kyiv

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Britain, medical aid, Russia, Russia-Ukraine war, War
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2023 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.