As of October 9, Ukraine has recorded 1 million 599 thousand 171 internally displaced persons or 1 million 291 thousand 519 families from the Donbas and the Crimea.

The corresponding information was provided in the report by the press service of the Ministry of Social Policy.

Thus, the number of IDPs has grown by more than 2.5 thousand people over just a week.

Reportedly, as of October 2, Ukraine had recorded 1 million 596 thousand 644 internally displaced persons.

Earlier, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution on simplification of the procedure for receiving assistance under the "Affordable Housing" program for internally displaced persons and ATO participants