Ukraine

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 2017:

  • 530,000
    people visited the Red Cross heating/cooling points on both sides of the bridge at Stanytsia Luhanska, and were assisted by 23 Red Cross volunteers.
  • 306
    conflict-related detainees were released and transferred with the participation of the ICRC.
  • 86,000
    people received over 375,000 food parcels (17 kg each).
  • 145
    health care facilities benefited from donations of various medical items and medicines.
  • 59
    schools and kindergartens on both sides of the contact line were supported with construction materials for rehabilitation and improving security measures.
  • 209
    families opened tracing requests as they search for family members with whom they lost contact as a result of the conflict.
  • 11,000
    metric tons of humanitarian aid, including 329 tons of health care aid, were delivered to people on both sides of the contact line.
  • 10,600
    people residing along the contact line participated in 248 mine risk education sessions.
  • 27
    morgues and Investigative and criminalistic national police in Donbas were supported with technical equipment.
  • 350
    Ukrainian armed forces personnel took part in 15 seminars focusing on applying IHL in combat operations.

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