Ukraine and the UN estimate the Kakhovka HPP damage at $14B.
The Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) report on the Kakhovka Dam Disaster estimates $2.79B in direct damage to infrastructure and assets and over $11B in total losses. It is emphasized that the long-term environmental impact is the most significant problem.
At the same time, the greatest direct damage was caused to infrastructure and assets in the energy and housing sectors, $1.26B and $1.1B respectively. Damages in these sectors are critical to long-term stability and recovery.
According to the PDNA, under the principle of “Rebuilding better than it was”, the total needs for recovery and reconstruction are estimated at $5.04B, of which $1.82B will be needed in the short term. Looking at the medium- and long-term perspective, the report lays a solid analytical foundation for developing a comprehensive financial and operational plan to support Ukraine’s recovery and reconstruction efforts.