01 May 2024

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine continues to separate children from their families

Eleven-year-old Oskar, from Ukraine, offers a warm hug to Red, the cat who has become his unwavering companion in Moldova. With the intention of immortalizing their bond for eternity, the two eagerly prepare themselves to be captured in a photo.  It's been almost eight months since Oskar last saw his father and around a year since he was separated…, Eleven-year-old Oskar learns to water the flowers in the house's garden from his foster mother, Lucia., UNICEF/2024/Moldova/Dogoter Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor, Eleven-year-old Oskar enjoys the fresh air from the house's garden while swinging on the swing., UNICEF/2024/Moldova/Dogoter Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor, Eleven-year-old Oskar from Ukraine, along with his foster mother Lucia and their cat Red, pose for a photo., UNICEF/2024/Moldova/Dogoter Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor, Eleven-year-old Oskar from Ukraine is giving water to chickens in the yard of his foster parents' house in Moldova., UNICEF/2024/Moldova/Dogoter Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor, Eleven-year-old Oskar from Ukraine poses for a photo with his favourite toy, a teddy bear., UNICEF/2024/Moldova/Dogoter Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor, After an amazing day at school, Oskar, 11, sits at the table with Lucia, his foster mother, enjoying lunch together., UNICEF/2024/Moldova/Dogoter Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor Războiul din Ucraina continuă să separe copiii de familiile lor…
16 February 2024

Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova

At just ten and six years old, Eva and Misha have already experienced the ache of longing for their homeland and native language. For two years, they did not lose hope of hugging their grandparents again, strolling along the seaside, and returning to their school, just as before February 24, 2022, when the lives of millions of Ukrainian children…, On 17 January 2024, 6-year-old Misha from Odesa, Ukraine, plays with his sister, Eva, and other Moldovan children at the play and learning hub set up by UNICEF in Balti, Moldova., UNICEF/Moldova/Tapes Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova UNICEF, On 17 January 2024, 10-year-old Eva from Odesa, Ukraine, plays with LEGO bricks at the play and learning hub set up by UNICEF in Balti, Moldova., UNICEF/Moldova/Tapes Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova UNICEF, On 17 January 2024, Tatiana and her 6-year-old son, Misha, from Odesa, Ukraine, are playing together at the play and learning hub set up by UNICEF in Balti, Moldova., UNICEF/Moldova/Tapes Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova UNICEF, On 17 January 2024, 6-year-old Misha from Odesa, Ukraine, takes LEGO bricks from a box during an educational activity at the play and learning hub set up by UNICEF in Balti, Moldova., UNICEF/Moldova/Tapes Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova UNICEF, On 17 January 2024, 6-year-old Misha from Odesa, Ukraine, participates in an educational activity with other Moldovan children at the play and learning hub set up by UNICEF in Balti, Moldova., UNICEF/Moldova/Tapes Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in Moldova Through play, Eva and Misha from Ukraine are reimagining their childhood in…
07 September 2023

"We received health care, medications, hygiene kits, and food supplies”

When war forces you to leave your entire life behind and embark on a journey to safety, nothing brings more peace and hope than knowing your family has free access to essential health services, counseling, accommodation, and protection. This is also the story of Oxana, a mother of three children from Ukraine, who found safety at one of the Refugee…, A girl from Ukraine, hosted at one of the Refugee Accommodation Centers, receives medical care., UNICEF/Moldova/2023/Pirozzi Thanks to UNICEF support, refugee children and their families, hosted in Refugee Accommodation Centers, continue to access essential primary health care services and supplies for a safe life. UNICEF, A girl from Ukraine, hosted at one of the Refugee Accommodation Centers, receives medical care., UNICEF/Moldova/2023/Pirozzi Thanks to UNICEF support, refugee children and their families, hosted in Refugee Accommodation Centers, continue to access essential primary health care services and supplies for a safe life. UNICEF, Three siblings from Ukraine, hosted at one of the Refugee Accommodation Centers and beneficiaries of medical services, pose for a photo., UNICEF/Moldova/2023/Pirozzi Thanks to UNICEF support, refugee children and their families, hosted in Refugee Accommodation Centers, continue to access essential primary health care services and supplies for a safe life. Thanks to UNICEF support, refugee children and their families, hosted in Refugee Accommodation Centers, continue to access…