How many Ukrainians are left in the Dominican Republic

How many Ukrainians are left in the Dominican Republic

of the 3,000 Ukrainians of the humanitarian program to provide assistance and hospitality to tourists who were stranded in the country due to the war between Russia and Ukraine, there are still 20 rooms occupied in a hotel in Puerto Plata, according to the National Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (Asonahores).

The executive vice president of Asonahores, Andrés Marranzini, informed Free Journal that hotels coordinated with tour operators to help guests Ukrainians and Russians who decided to leave on the humanitarian flight that left in early March with 282 people.

Likewise, he maintained that some citizens have withdrawn through their paths and also received assistance from businessmen in the tourism sector.

He stressed that there are no citizens left in the hotels Ukrainians hosted with their resources, if not that they are benefiting from the program that the Government coordinated with the hoteliers to help respond to the basic needs of these people, after having completed the 48-hour period that they had received as an extension of their stay.

According to Marranzini, the hotel complexes compromised with guests who had registered before the Russian attacks began in late February; the rest that stayed in the country in another type of tourism were welcomed by some NGOs that decided to collaborate and others rented villas while they stayed on Dominican soil.

about 3,000 Ukrainians They were unable to travel to their country due to the consequences of the war in European territory, of which 1,903 were in hotels in Bávaro and Punta Cana, in the east of the country.

The Tourism Office published on its website that as of March 3, 1,744 Ukrainian residents were still in the country, but from March 4 to 6, 788 left, part of the first humanitarian flight carried out by the Air France company and that the final balance would be about 650 residents Ukrainians still in Dominican territory.

After contacting the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur) to confirm if there were more tourists left in the country, Free Journal did not receive an immediate response, so the number and exact location of the rest of the Russians and Ukrainians in the country as a result of the limitations they face to travel to their destination of origin.

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