According to the integrated data from the city, town and district administrations, about 1.5 thousand housing facilities damaged by hostilities have been reconstructed in the Republic for the year, Minister of Construction Industry, Housing and Public Utilities Sergey Naumets informed on Tuesday of February 4.

“According to the information reported quarterly by the administrations of cities, towns and districts, 11.403 facilities have been reconstructed in the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic as of February 1, which is 41.8% of the total number of destroyed housing: 9,244 separate houses and 2,159 apartment buildings. In 2019 alone, 1.454 facilities have been reconstructed,” Sergey Naumets informs.

The minister stated that the number of houses damaged by hostilities had increased. However, he remarked that it was impossible yet to determine the exact scale of destruction in the territory of the Republic due to the ongoing hostilities. These are separate houses mainly.

“A total of 27.268 residential buildings (22.556 separate houses and 4.712 apartment buildings) have been damaged as a result of the hostilities. Over 10,000 housing facilities sustained extensive damage. More than 2000 houses are considered a total loss, these are separate houses basically,” Sergey Naumets said.