We are together. Dmitry Artyukhov appreciated work of the volunteer headquarters
8:47 9 апреля 2020
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In Salekhard the governor of Yamal Dmitry Artyukhov visited the headquarters of the all-Russian action “We are together” and communicated with medical volunteers helping residents of Yamal aged 60+ during the period of self-isolation.
The head of the region focuses attention on the fact that today more than 400 volunteers help elderly residents of Yamal by delivering food and helping to pay bills. Everyone, who wants to become a volunteer, can register on the website мывместе2020.рф. Thus, 151 requests were fulfilled within the action on the 8th of April.
As it should be noted, infrastructure to support the work of the regional headquarters in Yamal is provided by the All-Russia People’s Front. The department of youth policy and tourism of Yamal performs a coordinating role in providing of assistance to the public organizations. The regional headquarters is located in Salekhard (Tourist information center of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug). Each municipality has its own municipal headquarters.
The helpline operates around the clock for senior citizens within the action at the unified federal phone number, calls are free. Work of the volunteers and food delivery are organized in compliance with all necessary security measures.
In addition, the medical volunteers assist in delivery of preferential medicaments to patients, receive calls at the healthcare call center, call citizens, conducting conversations about necessary preventive measures.
Also the helpline of the department of social protection of population of the region works for residents of Yamal at the age 60+. Applications are accepted, processed by organizations of social protection with involvement of volunteers. Consultants transmit information about people in need from among citizens 60+ to specialists of social services or volunteers, who organize assistance. Delivery of products or medicaments on request is free of charge. On the 8th of April 219 applications were received and processed through the helpline of social protection.
The Victory volunteers and activists of the movement “Lisa Alert” are also actively involved in helping citizens, who are in forced self-isolation.
Purchase and free delivery of food, medicaments, assistance in paying bills for housing and communal services without leaving the apartment, all that is possible in modern realities thanks to daily work of employees of the healthcare sector, social protection, the All-Russia People’s Front, the medical volunteers, the search movement “Lisa Alert”, the Victory volunteers, the Arctic center for volunteering and many concerned residents of Yamal. Today, in general, about 750 applications of senior citizens were received and processed in Yamal, most often requests are received in Noyabrsk and Purovsky district, as the regional department of youth policy and tourism informs.