As Ukraine enters its seventh day of the Russian war supermarket shelves are empty and pet stores are running low also, and there is “no news of when food supplies will come
In the two cities of Kyiv and Lviv, people reported having no access to fruit, vegetables, bread and other “basic supplies,” as all staple foods have sold out, with no bread, vegetables, oils and meat or sausages.
“We’re expecting a delivery tomorrow, it’s not that easy logistically,” Konstantin, a cashier told Al Jazeera.
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Social Policy Minister Maryna Lazebna has said Ukraine has sent three requests to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Red Cross demanding a “green corridor.”
According to the press service of the Ministry of Social Policy, on the ground, the Russian military are refusing to negotiate to create green corridors.
“Green corridors” are critically needed for the delivery of medicines, medical supplies, humanitarian aid, the evacuation of the civilian population, the injured and the wounded, children and the elderly, the unhindered passage of specialized and freight transport, which ensures the delivery of goods and transportation of people to healthcare facilities, treat victims and the wounded from the bombardment,” the statement said.
According to Lazebna, international organizations are delaying the consideration of requests.