UNICEF response to crisis in Ukraine
UNICEF keeps monitoring the situation in Ukraine as it impacts children during the current crisis. As the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in the East of Ukraine:
- The number of registered internally displaced people reached 1 695 270, including 215 464 children, as of as of 10 January 2016 (Source: Ministry of Social Policy) Read more
Healing emotional wounds from conflict in eastern Ukraine
MARIUPOL, Ukraine, 7 April 2017 – The emotional wounds and trauma of living through more than three years of conflict are an everyday reality for hundreds of thousands of children and teenagers in eastern Ukraine.
200,000 children need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
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
In Ukraine, healing through being heard
MARIUPOL, Ukraine, 6 April 2017 - In Mariupol, a city near the line of conflict in eastern Ukraine, some districts are especially close to the fighting. The Left Bank district, where I work as a psychologist in a Youth Centre, is one of these districts.
Italy donates EUR 1 million to WFP and UNICEF for people affected by conflict in Eastern Ukraine
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.
EU supports access to school, psychological wellbeing of children in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine
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
Number of Ukrainian children needing aid nearly doubles to 1 million over the past year – UNICEF
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.
Thousands of children out of school after classrooms hit by heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine
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.
Heavy fighting in Ukraine leaves thousands of children cold, thirsty and out of school – UNICEF
KYIV/GENEVA, 1 February 2017 – Following intense fighting over the last two days around the town of Avdiivka, Donetsk region, more than 17,000 people – including 2,500 children – are facing freezing weather without any heating, electricity or water.
Volleyball, Friends and Music: UNICEF Brings Together Schoolchildren from Eastern Ukraine
One year ago, Misha Boiko lost his parents. He continues to live in Sloviansk, a city close to the conflict area, and daily struggles provide little opportunity to think about the future.
SES of Ukraine received 12 pyrotechnical vehicles for humanitarian demining from the Government of Japan and UNICEF
Kyiv, 1 December 2016: A total of 12 pyrotechnical vehicles were officially handed over to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES) today at the Fire and Rescue Station #25 in Kyiv.