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The Hryshko National Botanical Garden in Kyiv is preparing to save unique plants. Employees prepare firewood to heat greenhouses.
In addition, the Botanical Garden launched charitable fundraising for the purchase of pellets for heating the greenhouses. As of December 3, they managed to collect 1 mln hryvnias and procure the first 44 tonnes of pellets. Next week, they plan to purchase another 44 tonnes. Generally, the Botanical Garden wants to collect 10 mln hryvnias for heating the greenhouses.
For reference: the collection of Hryshko National Botanical Garden includes more than 4,000 tropical and subtropical plants that may not survive the winter.
In Lviv, entrepreneurs can obtain assistance in purchasing electricity generators for work. Here vouchers for energy supply are planned to be introduced, which can be used by Lviv restaurateurs and food sellers. Such vouchers provide for a refund of 50% of the equipment cost, but not exceeding UAH 80,000. It will be a simple procedure: entrepreneurs will submit applications and a package of documents to the Center of Administrative Services Provision, and the expert committee will promptly review them and pass decisions.
Lun-misto website has launched an online map showing which businesses are open during power outages. So, for example, the “Power Map” features co-working spaces, coffee shops, gas stations, pharmacies, supermarkets, and home appliance stores. Among other things, such a map will help a person plan their day or meet their needs. Currently, there are over 8,000 places marked on it.
Nine transplants from posthumous donors were carried out in Lviv within 30 hours. Despite massive shelling by russia, transplant specialists managed to transplant two hearts, a liver and six kidneys. For this, teams of almost a hundred specialists worked in extremely difficult conditions.
The Lviv marketing agency has created an interactive map of Lviv public locations where people can charge their devices if there is no electricity at home or in the office. Places with their own shelters are also mapped. Lviv residents are asked to send their ideas and comments in order to improve the map.
Due to the constant missile attacks of russian invaders, Ukrainian doctors must work in extreme conditions. In particular, in Lviv, cardiac surgeons were forced to perform a complex heart operation in semi-darkness due to a power outage. The hospital was powered by the generator; it was not therefore possible to undertake surgical intervention in full light.
Recall that on November 15, russian military massively shelled the Ukrainian power system. Therefore, emergency power cuts required to keep the power grid manageable have been introduced across the country.
The authorities of Lviv promise to return 50% of the cost of generators purchased by residents of high-rise buildings. For this purpose, the city adopted a separate Program for reimbursement of the cost of these appliances. However, the amount of compensation should not exceed UAH 30,000. According to Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyi, in order to receive compensation, residents must purchase a generator and submit the relevant documents through Administrative Service Centers or the electronic application service, and the district administration will return a part of the funds.
At 11:00 AM on November 8, representatives of the Lviv City Council will tell more about this initiative at Media Center Ukraine.
Lviv authorities promise to return 50% of the cost of generators purchased by residents of high-rise apartment houses. In that perspective, the city has adopted a separate scheme of compensation for the cost of these devices. However, the amount of compensation should not exceed 30,000 hryvnias. According to Andriy Sadovyi, the Lviv Mayor, in order to receive compensation, residents should purchase a generator and submit the relevant documents via the Center for Administrative Services Provision or the electronic addresses service, and the district administration will return a part of funds.
Despite the power outage in the country, Ukrposhta does not plan to stop its activities. Among other things, the postal service is purchasing generators, flashlights for employees, and installing Starlinks at key branches. In addition, it became known earlier that Ukrposhta has already resumed the work of 48 branches in Kharkiv, Donetsk and Kherson regions. Currently, postal workers are providing services in more than 100 liberated settlements.
Ukrainian researchers of urban spaces and the quality of urban life have started work on an interactive map of locations with autonomous power. They are looking for places in the city that can work even during blackouts due to having generators and other equipment. The list will include not only coffee shops, but also stores, beauty salons, and car service stations. They have already done other studies in different cities of Ukraine focusing on air quality, accessibility to public transport, educational institutions and medical services.