In Ukraine, the ICRC is helping people affected by the conflict and is supporting the work of the Ukrainian Red Cross.

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In numbers

In 2018:

  • 300,000
    people in the Donetsk region received reliable access to drinking water thanks to a reconstructed Karlivska Pumping Station.
  • 900,000
    people were assisted with tea, water and first aid at the Red Cross heating/cooling points on both sides of the bridge at Stanytsia Luhanska and at Maiorske crossing point.
  • 4,000
    patients benefited from donations of construction materials and improvement of facilities of 37 medical institutions, including a complete overhaul of an ambulatory.
  • 9,000
    households received over 27,000 tons of coal, wooden briquettes and firewood to help them heat their homes during winter. Almost 5,000 households received materials for insulation of windows, walls and roofs.
  • 12,000
    children learned about risks of mines and explosive remnants of war through 100 theatrical performances. Over 5,000 adults improved their knowledge of mine risks during 252 information sessions.
  • 15,000
    teachers and children benefited from the installation of protective sandwich panels and anti-blast film on windows and improvement of facilities of 77 schools and kindergartens.
  • 373
    detainees, including 184 newly registered detainees, visited by ICRC delegates in 50 places of detention.
  • 1,000
    staff members of Ukrainian Armed Forces took part in 29 seminars on applying IHL in combat operations and on ICRC activities.
  • 4
    bodies were exhumed with participation of the ICRC.
  • 680
    elderly people living alone, including persons with disabilities, were assisted by 107 Red Cross home-visiting nurses with housekeeping, maintenance of personal hygiene etc., with support of the ICRC.

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