(ANSA) – ROME, JULY 06 – The reconstruction of Mariupol will cost more than 14 billion dollars and will take up to 10 years. According to reports from the Ukrinform agency, the city council underlined that according to the mayor Vadym Boychenko, “1,356 apartment buildings were destroyed or damaged and 40% of private homes were bombed. Most of them cannot be rebuilt “.
“Experts preliminarily estimate the cost of restoring the infrastructure to be over $ 14 billion for the 220,000 people living there,” he added.
Regular supplies of electricity, water and gas have not yet been restored in the city and, since the Russian invasion, up to 22,000 civilians have died while 100,000 people are still in the blocked city, at environmental and epidemic risk. (HANDLE).