The State Emergency Service of Ukraine will forward the generators to the districts of the Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts that are no longer in the hands of separatists to help restore infrastructure and a steady supply of electric power to state and local government institutions, especially those accommodating children.
The EU's Civil Protection Mechanism, covered 55% of the transportation costs to Ukraine.
Latvia is the first EU Member State to respond to the appeal launched via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
A group of humanitarian assistance experts from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are also in Ukraine until 13 November to offer advice to their Ukrainian colleagues.
On 25 October, the Latvian cabinet approved the delivery of the 9 electric power generators, valued at €45,000.