53,000 are the Ukrainian refugees in Bulgaria – europeantimes.news
Over 43 thousand Ukrainian citizens with temporary protection status have applied until October 10, 2022 at the social directorates in Bulgaria, while over 800 thousand Ukrainians preferred Germany.
According to the data of the unified portal “BG for Ukraine”, there are currently 53 thousand Ukrainians in Bulgaria, and 16 thousand are housed in municipal and state bases. Since the beginning of the military conflict, nearly 800 thousand have entered our country, reports the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR).
More than 43,000 Ukrainian citizens with temporary protection status applied until yesterday at the local social directorates to receive the one-time social assistance of 375 BGN.
As of August, the disbursed funds are over BGN 13 million, and the money on the orders issued in September will be paid in the period from October 15 to 30.
Ukrainian citizens with the status of temporary protection are also entitled to targeted assistance for heating for the current autumn-winter season.
They apply according to the general procedure at the “Social Assistance” directorates at the current address, until the end of this month. The completed application can also be sent with a licensed postal operator, as well as to the electronic addresses of the directorates.