The working group on public security and recovery held a meeting in the Chornobaivka community

The working group on public security and recovery held its first meeting in the Chornobaivka community in the Kherson region. Participants discussed the community's main problems and proposed several initiatives.

The head of the military administration, the head of the education and humanitarian development department of the Chornobaivka village council, the finance department, representatives of civil protection, the Administrative services center, the department of culture, tourism, youth and sports, and youth living in the community attended the working group. 

During the meeting, such niche initiatives were discussed as the arrangement of shelters and the installation of mobile shelters in the community, the installation of ramps to social buildings, the restoration of street lighting and the operation of traffic lights, the installation of surveillance cameras, speed bumps and signs, the creation of mental recovery and psychological unloading hubs, the provision of psychological assistance, the reinforcement of river banks that were washed out due to the occupiers' destruction of a hydroelectric power plant, provision of personal safety equipment for the Administrative services center's workers, creation of cycling infrastructure in the community, resumption of shuttle buses operation, arrangement of drinking water centers. 

As a result of the discussions, project proposals are currently being prepared to implement mini-initiatives that the UNDP will support.

As a reminder, similar working groups on public security were created in 6 de-occupied communities of Kherson region within the framework of the initiative "Kherson region: public security and recovery in conditions of change" implemented by the "Union" Foundation with the assistance of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Ukraine with the financial support of the Government of Denmark, provided within the framework of the UN Program for Reconstruction and Peacebuilding. 

The UN Program for Reconstruction and Peacebuilding is implemented by four UN agencies: the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Reproductive Health Agency (UNFPA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 

Eleven international partners support the program: the European Union (EU), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the US Embassy in Ukraine, and the governments of Denmark, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Sweden, and Japan.