Refugee crisis

UN: Nearly two-thirds of Ukraine's children have fled homes, many lack food, water

Manuel Fontaine, UNICEF's emergency programs director, said it is something he hadn't before seen happen so quickly in 31 years of humanitarian work. 

published on : 12th April 2022

EU crime agency sends teams to help refugees; Japan to assess needs in Poland

The Europol teams are operating in Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Moldova and are planning to deploy to Romania, too.

published on : 1st April 2022

African refugees see racial bias as US welcomes Ukrainians amid war

Cameroonian advocates have similarly ratcheted up their calls for humanitarian relief, protesting in front of the Washington residence of Homeland Security Secretary.

published on : 1st April 2022

Ukrainians in US mobilise to help 100,000 expected refugees as war rages on

Since the war began in late February an estimated 3.6 million people have fled Ukraine and millions more have been displaced within the country.

published on : 31st March 2022

Ukraine refugees encouraged to find jobs in other countries as war exodus slows

The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR reported Thursday that the daily number of arriving refugees recorded by the countries that border Ukraine dropped below 40,000 on Wednesday.

published on : 31st March 2022

'Our duty to ensure they are fine': Ukrainians stranded in Hawaii get help from canoe paddlers

Vasyl and Marina Prishchak and their three daughters, ages 5, 10 and 16, arrived in Hawaii in the middle of February and had an idyllic, three-week beach vacation.

published on : 30th March 2022

Ukraine war: Country faces its worst food crisis; refugee crisis continues to haunt Europe

David Beasley, executive director of the UN World Food Program, told the UN Security Council that already high food prices are skyrocketing.

published on : 30th March 2022

Sweden to accept fewer Ukrainians than in 2015 as number of displaced people near four million mark

Since the war began on Feb.24, more than 3.8 million people have fled Ukraine, according to the United Nations' refugee agency.

published on : 28th March 2022

Selective indignation is racist hypocrisy

All lives are equal but some are more equal than the others. Caucasian lives command a larger premium in the outrage market than others.

published on : 27th March 2022

EXPLAINER | How US is expanding aid to Ukrainian refugees

It has agreed to accept up to 100,000 people escaping from the war and to increase support for Eastern European nations that have taken in most of the people fleeing Russian forces.

published on : 26th March 2022

60 miles from Ukraine, Biden sees growing refugee crisis in Poland

Biden said he had hoped to get even closer to the border but was prevented because of security concerns.

published on : 26th March 2022

'Nothing to look forward to': Ukraine refugees' hopes of return waning weeks into war

The United Nations says that more than 3.6 million people have fled Ukraine since the war started exactly one month ago Thursday.

published on : 25th March 2022

4.3 million and counting: Half of Ukraine's children now displaced by Russia's war

The children are everywhere, curled up amid suitcases in train stations, humanitarian aid tents, evacuation convoys.

published on : 25th March 2022

Ukraine says Moscow is forcibly taking civilians from shattered cities to Russia

Lyudmyla Denisova, Ukraine's ombudsperson, said 402,000 people, including 84,000 children, have been taken against their will.

published on : 25th March 2022

Ukraine refugees' hopes of return waning weeks into war

The United Nations says that more than 3.6 million people have fled Ukraine since the war started one month ago in what is the biggest movement of people in Europe since World War I.

published on : 24th March 2022
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