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Conflict in Ukraine

As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, 1 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Find out all the information about the situation and what UNICEF is doing to support children affected.

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EU increases education and protection support for children affected by conflict in eastern Ukraine - 17 July 2017

750,000 children at risk of being cut off from safe drinking water after increased shelling in eastern Ukraine - 16 June 2017

200,000 children need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine - 7 April 2017

Italy donates EUR 1 million to WFP and UNICEF for people affected by conflict in Eastern Ukraine - 23 February 2017

Number of Ukrainian children needing aid nearly doubles to 1 million over the past year - 17 February 2017

Thousands of children out of school after classrooms hit by heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine - 6 February 2017

Special Update: Deterioration of Security Situation in Eastern Ukraine - 3 February 2016

Heavy fighting in Ukraine leaves thousands of children cold, thirsty and out of school - 1 February 2017

Mine risk education campaign in Ukraine awarded Gold Effie 2016 - 21 December 2016

Increasing immunization coverage is priority for Ukrainian Government – Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine - 24 October 2016

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visits conflict-hit Ukraine to highlight the importance of education in emergencies - 4 May 2016

EU supports education in emergencies for conflict-affected children and youth in Ukraine  - 17 March 2016

Two years on, Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children - 19 February 2016

Third round of polio vaccination begins  - 22 January 2016





Special Report

Deterioration of Security Situation in Eastern Ukraine.

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