Donetsk, Nov 3 — DAN. About 100,000 residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic were granted social benefits in October, DPR First Deputy Labor and Social Policy Minister Tatyana Litvinenko told the Donetsk News Agency on Friday.

“As of November 1, 14 types of regional benefits had been granted to more than 99,000 DPR residents, ” Litvinenko said.

These payments can only be collected in the DPR territory; the Republic terminates them for those who settle in other regions, she said.

Ten of the 14 benefits are intended for families with children, such as maternity and childbirth benefits, monthly allowances for children up to three years of age, bereavement and single parent benefits etc.

The number of regional welfare payment recipients can change from month to month.*jk