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200,000 children need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF

UNICEF Ukraine 2016

KYIV/GENEVA, 7 April 2017 – More than 200,000 children – or 1 in 4 - in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than three years of violence..

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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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