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

UNICEF Ukraine 2016

Kyiv, Ukraine, 23 February 2017 – The Government of Italy has donated EUR 1 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF to assist people affected by the conflict in Eastern Ukraine in 2017.

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EU supports access to school, psychological wellbeing of children in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine

UNICEF Ukraine 2016

Kyiv/Bakhmut, 20 February 2017 – The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, today visited School No. 1 in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, one of the schools where the EU, in partnership with UNICEF, implements programmes which support education and the psychosocial wellbeing of children and youth in conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine.

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Number of Ukrainian children needing aid nearly doubles to 1 million over the past year – UNICEF

UNICEF Ukraine / Schuepp / 2016

KYIV/GENEVA, 17 February 2017 – As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, 1 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - nearly double the number this time last year, said UNICEF.


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Thousands of children out of school after classrooms hit by heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine

UNICEF Ukraine 2016

Kyiv/Geneva, 6 February 2017 – Thousands of children have been forced out of school in eastern Ukraine due to last week’s surge in fighting.

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