Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
Intercede for the national guardsman Marcia Pope Francis couldn’t stay away from another important for Ukrainians of the flood in the Western regions.
So, during Sunday meetings with the faithful, Francis wished that the people who suffer from flood in Western Ukraine, felt “the Lord of consolation and fraternal assistance,” wrote Vatican News.
“I urge you to pray also for the population of Yemen, also for children who suffer from very severe humanitarian crisis. And for those who suffered from the severe floods in Western Ukraine: may they feel the Lord’s comfort and fraternal assistance, “urged the participants Pacific Sunday sermon “the angel of the Lord”.
In addition, Francis was encouraged to pray for the improvement of the fate of the peoples of the Middle East suffering from wars.
We will remind that last week the Western regions of Ukraine suffered from severe floods. Gschs reported that 4 areas were flooded almost 14.5 million homes. The floods killed three people. The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov reported that the floods in Western Ukraine killed about 22 thousand households and gardens. And according Ukravtodor, the element in Ivano-Frankivsk region, destroyed the 110 km of roads, 90 bridges and 1850 m of coastal fortifications. On June 25, the Cabinet has allocated more than UAH 700 million to overcome the consequences of disaster.
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that, according to environmentalists, the flooding in Western Ukraine caused by deforestation in the Carpathians.