Evacuation of Thai nationals from Ukraine will get underway

The evacuation of Thai residents from Ukraine is now underway, with forty seven Thais having arrived at a devoted facility within the Ukrainian metropolis of Lviv, in accordance with a Bangkok Post report. The Thai embassy in Warsaw, Poland, is managing the evacuation, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Elements has opened a help centre in Lviv, with a specially chartered bus departing from the centre to transport Thai nationals to Warsaw.
The embassy says Thais in different cities in Ukraine have confirmed they are safe, but there are around a hundred who are confined to their homes because of lockdowns in cities like Mykolayiv and Kharkiv. Ukraine continues to defend Kharkiv, the country’s second metropolis, in opposition to the Russian incursion, which is now getting into its fifth day.
According to the Thai embassy in Warsaw, 102 out of 148 Thai nationals residing within the capital, Kyiv, have now left, however around forty have chosen to stay with their households. Most of them are ladies who’re married to Ukrainian men, who’ve been enlisted to battle against the Russian invasion.
The Bangkok Post reviews that there are 2 evacuation routes being used to get Thais out of Ukraine. The first is taking them to the city of Odessa, in southern Ukraine, from where they journey across the border and into Romania. They then journey by bus to the Romanian capital, Bucharest, from the place they fly to Thailand tomorrow and Wednesday.
Yesterday, the Thai nationals who arrived in Lviv have been taken by bus to Warsaw, with extra expected to be transported along the same route today. From there, they’re booked on flights to Bangkok, departing between March 1 and four.
Meanwhile, PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed officials to help all Thais who are trapped within the country and do every thing necessary to get them to the assistance centre at Lyiv. The authorities says the Department of Employment has also been in touch with the families of Thai employees in Ukraine, who are entitled to monetary help from the fund for overseas staff..

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