Belarus to host 2,500 children from S. Ossetia for recuperation in August-September

The health resorts of Belarus are ready to host around 2,500 children from South Ossetia, Nikolai Mazur, the director of the national centre for recuperation and sanatorium-resort therapy, told BelTA.

"If necessary we can accommodate 2,500 children every month starting October," he said.

The children will stay in sanatoria, children’s rehabilitation and recuperation centres and other recuperation organisations of the country. Around Br1.9 billion (the cost of one voucher average Br750 thousand) will be allocated to purchase vouchers. The sources of financing are the humanitarian activity department, reserve fund of the Emergencies Ministry and other organisations.

[Source: Belarusian Telegraph Agency, Minsk, 19Aug08]

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