Donetsk, Oct 30 – DAN. DPR first responders have assisted more than 38,000 people at Republican checkpoints, said the Ministry of Emergencies.

"Since assistance centers were launched at checkpoints, 38,000 people have been provided aid," the ministry's spokesperson said.

Last week alone, 2,000 people addressed the centers, 42 of them required urgent medical care.

Assistance centers have been launched at Alexandrovka, Mayorsk, Elenovka and Oktyabr crossing points. People can find a shelter there if the weather conditions are uncomfortable. *ot