Night attacks burned down the warehouse with the humanitarian aid of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society in Odesa and damaged a mobile hospital in Mykolaiv.
On May 8, 2023, a missile attack on Odesa destroyed the warehouse of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society’s Odesa regional office, which had a total area of 1,000 square meters. The fire destroyed all of the humanitarian aid that had been stored in the warehouse.
The provision of humanitarian aid and the operations of some projects by the Odesa regional office of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society have been suspended for now.
Another missile attack in the Mykolaiv region on May 7, 2023, damaged a mobile hospital run by the Mykolaiv regional office of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society. The missile strike rendered some of the medical equipment, devices, and furniture there unusable. Work is still underway to mitigate the results of the attack, and after it’s done, the hospital will resume its normal work in a different place.
No employees or volunteers of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society were hurt.