Genoa – “These days it is the selection of the first hotels that will make 360 beds available throughout Liguria for the first reception of Ukrainian citizens. “This was explained by the president of the Liguria Region and commissioner delegated for the reception of refugees in Liguria Giovanni Toti and the councilor for Civil Protection Giacomo Giampedrone. “The structure in via Liri in Genoa – they underline – is now saturated in its 75 places while also in Savona we are moving towards the complete occupation of the La Riviera structureand that is why 150 of the 360 beds will be unlocked in that province “.
“We are moving – Toti reiterates – towards a welcome that, in addition to coping with the housing emergency, also takes care of theschool integration of children and young people and the inclusion of adults in our society but above all we are trying to give them essential health support especially in consideration of the dramatic moment that the refugees are going through “.
“In addition to providing assistance for tampons, STP codes and any vaccines – concludes the governor – our hospitals are also addressing health needs: Gaslini Hospital is currently treating 16 Ukrainian children while the Policlinico San Martino is offering treatment to 12 dialysis patients while 5 are being treated at the Colletta di Arenzano “.
The data: more than 5 thousand refugees in Liguria
“There are 5,041 Ukrainians taken care of to date in our region, while 3,961 STP cards have been assigned, of which 1,799 to under 18”, said Toti. In Italy there are over 87 thousand refugees. Seven thousand are hosted in Cas and about 79,000 in Italian families About 45,000 are women, 9,000 men and 33,000 children. The numbers were provided by the Ministry of the Interior. There are 1400 minors not accompanied by a parent but by a relative and most of them have been entrusted to their relatives. 300 are in authorized facilities. According to what has been learned, “the flow of refugees is currently considered stable, but tends to decrease”.