The Chairman of the party “Batkivshchyna” Yulia Tymoshenko on the need to immediately amend the budget and allocate the necessary funds to help people and restore flood-affected Western regions, reported on the official website of the political power.

At the meeting of the conciliatory Council of parliamentary factions and committees of the Verkhovna Rada, Tymoshenko recalled that during the flood in 2008, was urgently convened session of Parliament, $1 billion was allocated in order to restore all the destroyed infrastructure and help to local residents.

“It’s not just the flood is a national disaster. Destroyed and damaged 700 kilometers of roads, about 365 bridges, destroyed levees, flooded 14500 homes. Tens of thousands of people now can live a normal life in their homes. The ruined businesses, damaged crops. But in Parliament we have not seen anything to address these problems, the impression that the country never happened, and people until now have received nothing. He thinks the government?”, – outraged the leader of “Batkivshchyna”.

She stressed that the team “Fatherland” developed the draft law on amendments to the budget and submitted it to the Verkhovna Rada. The document will make it possible to send funds to help the flood-affected people and funds needed to restore the region.

“We need to take a break to call the government to immediately demand their inclusion in the agenda for change in the budget. We are ready to put on the table was the bill. We take the “Naftogaz” not listed money. Stop this “feeder” to protect and give people the opportunity to spend the money to rebuild their farms” – called on Tymoshenko.