Ukraine 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

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

Ukrainian refugees speak of bombs, half-empty cities, hunger; Zelenskyy accuses Russia of shelling humanitarian corridor

Before the war, Mariupol had a population of about 430,000, and about a quarter got out shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb.24.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Across Europe, Ukrainian exiles pray for peace back home amid war

Across Europe, Ukrainians gathered for church services on Sunday to pray for peace in their war-torn country.

published on : 21st March 2022

Priceless paper: Refugees get IDs for new lives, cancer treatment in Poland

Refugees started queuing by Warsaw's National Stadium overnight to get the coveted PESEL identity cards that will allow them to work, live, go to school and get medical care or social benefits.

published on : 20th March 2022

Refugee crisis: Russians are blocked at US border, Ukrainians are admitted

The scene reflected a quiet but unmistakable shift in the differing treatment of Russians and Ukrainians who enter Mexico as tourists and fly to Tijuana, hoping to enter the U.S.

published on : 19th March 2022

Germany pledges to protect Ukraine refugees after reported rape case

Authorities in the western city of Duesseldorf confirmed that a young woman who was housed on a hotel boat on the Rhine river was allegedly sexually assaulted by two men earlier this month.

published on : 17th March 2022

'Recipe for disaster': Concern grows over traffickers targeting Ukrainian refugees

The UN refugee agency says more than 2.5 million people, including more than a million children, have already fled war-torn Ukraine in what has become an unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Europe.

published on : 13th March 2022

Ukrainians fleeing war 'can't leave' pets behind amid Russian onslaught

The farther people carry their things, the harder it is, so they leave them behind, said Ludmila Sokol, a gym teacher fleeing Zaporizhzhia in the south.

published on : 12th March 2022
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