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30 November 2021, 12:05

Over 140 refugees from Grodno shelter seek medical aid, 6 hospitalized overnight

GRODNO, 30 November (BelTA) – Over the past night more than 140 refugees living in the temporary accommodation facility in the logistics hub on the Belarus-Poland border applied for medical help, six were taken to hospital, Grodno Oblast Deputy Governor Viktor Pranyuk informed, BelTA has learned.

“One pregnant woman had a risk of miscarriage. She received medical assistance. Now 11 people are undergoing inpatient treatment. As of today, there are no refugees in sanatoriums. Almost all the refugees staying in the temporary accommodation facility have already been to the mobile banya. Hairdressing services are provided by volunteers from various organizations, including vocational schools. About 90 people got a haircut yesterday,” the deputy governor said.

According to Viktor Pranyuk, some of the refugees who wanted to leave Belarus had already done it. “The shelter at the logistics hub will be open until the last refugee leaves. People have a dream - to get to the EU, and they are looking forward to fulfilling it. They are waiting for the negotiations process,” the deputy governor said.

A reminder, a stationary clinic opened in the temporary accommodation facility for refugees on 30 November. It has the necessary equipment to provide emergency medical aid, including a cardiograph. The clinic has an ICU team that includes a doctor and two paramedics, as well as a paramedic team consisting of two paramedics. If necessary, a pediatric team comprised of a doctor and a paramedic will be sent to the shelter.

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