121 addresses were received by the hot-call line for veterans of the Great Patriotic War. The line was established by the offices for Labour, Employment and Social Security of the Executive Committees of Mogilev region. Svetlana Tarasenko, the first deputy chief of the Committee for Labour, Employment and Social Security informs.
The main questions of those who applied were provision of pensions, privilege provision, medical service, repairing, etc. Mogilev region is carrying on the work on providing war invalids with social rehabilitation facilities. The boarding houses and day-and-night social centres for the elderly as well as about-the-house assistance are provided for the veterans of the region. All the elderly receive pension and health-rehabilitation benefits on time. It was estimated that on May,1 there were 5500 veterans of the Great Patriotic War in Mogilev region, 1246 of them live alone.
The number of those who are from families whose members died during the war is 1038 persons. By March,1 2009 living conditions of the veterans had been examined, the statements on their financial and social state had been drawn up.