As part of the Swiss-Ukrainian EGAP Program, ‘My Land of Luhansk’ — the first digital hub for IDPs — has opened in Dnipro.
Equipped with comfortable self-service areas, ‘My Land of Luhansk’ is a hub for displaced persons from the Luhansk Oblast.
The hub offers free internet access, using a laptop, and advice on obtaining public services via the Diia app. Trainings on digital literacy will soon be held at the center.
‘Five modern workstations allow displaced persons to meet the need for internet access and address urgent issues online. I am grateful to the EGAP Programme for supporting the Luhansk Oblast’s communities and look forward to further cooperation in improving the public’s digital literacy,’ says Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Oblast Military Administration.
According to the latest data from the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council, more than 380 thousand IDPs currently live in the area. The largest numbers of displaced persons were accommodated by Dnipro (> 153 thousand) and Kryvyi Rih (> 70 thousand).
Setting up similar self-service zones is also expected in other humanitarian hubs of the Luhansk Oblast’s communities. These zones provide humanitarian aid, employment assistance, and free legal aid to displaced persons.
The ‘My Land of Luhansk’ Digital Hub was developed by the Luhansk OMA and Sievierodonetsk CMA with support from the Swiss-Ukrainian EGAP Program implemented by the Eastern Europe Foundation in partnership with the Ministry of Digital Transformation.