Poland ditches advantages for Ukrainian refugees — RT World Information

4 months is sufficient to adapt and begin incomes on you personal, the nation’s commissioner for refugees says

Poland will cease offering monetary support to Ukrainian refugees within the nation on Friday, the nation’s deputy inside minister and commissioner for refugees has stated.

From July 1, the federal government will stop offering 40 Polish zloty (round $9) per day for meals and lodging to refugees, Pawel Szefernaker advised Rzeczpospolita newspaper.

“We’re satisfied that many individuals in Poland are able to changing into impartial and adapting,” he stated.

The transfer is geared toward encouraging extra Ukrainians “to be energetic” and begin searching for jobs, the official defined. 

“4 months of full safety is, in our opinion, sufficient time to adapt within the nation,” he insisted. 

In line with Szefernaker, the funds will solely proceed for individuals with disabilities, pregnant ladies, and households with quite a lot of kids.

The announcement didn’t come as a shock, as the advantages had been initially launched for a two-month interval after the launch of Russia’s army operation in Ukraine. They had been later prolonged for an extra two months, with Polish authorities saying July 1 was the ultimate deadline.

Warsaw has been one of many strongest backers of Kiev throughout its battle with Russia. It has offered Ukraine with weapons, reportedly together with half of its tanks, and has actively referred to as upon the EU to extend sanctions stress on Moscow.

Poland has additionally accepted extra Ukrainian refugees than every other nation. In line with UN estimates, not less than 4.3 million of these fleeing the combating have handed via Polish territory, with round 1.5 million remaining within the nation.

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