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Lithuania will install an anti-radiation shelter in a kindergarten in Irpin and contribute to the construction of shelters in Ukrainian schools

Lithuania will install an anti-radiation shelter in a kindergarten in Irpin and contribute to the construction of shelters in Ukrainian schools - the Government of the Republic of Lithuania approved at its meeting on Wednesday.

The Governement allocated 500 000 EUR for the installation of a shelter for the Irpinė kindergarten. The project to be financed via the Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Fund. Half of funding will be provided by the Mission of Taiwan to Lithuania and the other half by the Lithuania's budget. The planned duration of the project is nine months. The shelter will be located in kindergarten No 9 in Kozinci, Irpine.

The Cabinet of Ministers also decided to allocate 500,000 EUR to the programme "Construction of new shelters for Ukrainian schools", funded by the European Union and implemented by the CPVA. The total indicative value of this programme is 15.5 million EUR. It is expected to be implemented over one and a half years.

The CPVA team implements several projects in Ukraine, including the renovation of the Irpin kindergarten "Rūta" and the renovation of the school in Borodianka, which were destroyed by Russia's military attacks. CPVA is also leading the "School of the Future in Ukraine" project, which will develop a high quality adaptive technical school design to create the best and most innovative school of the future for Ukrainian children. Lithuania provides funding for Ukraine‘s reconstruction through the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid.

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