Poroshenko informed about restoration of Avdiyivka power line
The restoration of a power line, which has been damaged in the shelling, is over in the town of Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, which is situated on the contact line between the conflicting parties in Donbas and hit in the gunfire, Ukrainian president's spokesperson Sviatoslav Tseholko said.
At the same time, he refers to the data provided by Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Public Utilities Hennadiy Zubko.
"The repair brigades have finally completed restoration of the power line up to Avdiyivka. Zubko reported about this to the president [Petro Poroshenko]. Ukrainian electricians together with State Emergencies Service's pyrotechnicians have just come back from the site of repair. The next stage - connection to the transformer substations - began," Tseholko posted on his Facebook page on Sunday.
As of noon, on February 5, Avdiyivka is provided with the minimal temperature of the heat transfer medium in the heating network, the air temperature of 18-20 degrees Celsius is being maintained in the flats, but the electricity is cut off there, the State Emergency Situations Service said.
A 200 kW power generator has been put into operation in order to deliver the fresh water from a tank at the pumping station since February 1; extra fresh water supplies are provided for people. Furthermore, 24 electric-powered generators (of which seven are back-ups) were applied for socially vital facilities, namely elderly homes, central town hospital, railway hospital, treasury, town administration, Ukrtelecom mobile operator, sewage and pumping station, tent camp, police station and other facilities.