Zaporizhzhya announces plans for underground schools

Underground school in Kharkiv
Underground school in Kharkiv

Three underground schools will be built in Zaporizhzhya and 2 in Oblast,  Zaporizhzhya Oblast governor, Ivan Fedorov, said on Telegram on May 1.

"Ukraine's Education Ministry approved first projects," he said.

"There are more of them ahead, and the total amount of subvention from the state is up to $12.5 million."

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Underground schools will serve as education hubs for kids in multiple regional center districts and oblast settlements, said Governor.

First tenders for construction will be announced this week. A total of ten underground schools are planned to be built in Zaporizhzhya Oblast.

“Our goal is to provide an opportunity for all children who wish to return offline learning,” added Fedorov.

Construction of the first underground school was completed in Kharkiv on April 3. 20 classrooms were equipped to teach 900 children in two shifts underground.

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