Protection Cluster launches a new directory for IDPs with 140 free legal aid centers and NGOs

 

The Protection Cluster, led by the UN Refugee Agency, has published a Free Legal Aid Directory for Internally Displaced and Conflict Affected People in Ukraine. The free legal aid directory with more than 140 centers and NGOs is a practical tool to help internally displaced persons and conflict affected communities know who to call for assistance.

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UNHCR will extend its work near the contact line in Luhansk region

On 26 July 2016, the Head of UNHCR Field Office in Sievierodonetsk Ivan Saleyeu and the Head of Luhansk Regional State Administration Yuri Harbuz, held a meeting to discuss the ways of further cooperation.

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UNHCR to provide shelter repairs in Donetsk region

 

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine, 19 July 2016 (UNHCR) - 2645 residents of Donetsk region will receive assistance for rehabilitation of houses damaged by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Financial aid for shelter materials and repairs will be provided in the framework of the project implemented by ADRA Ukraine in cooperation with the UN Refugee Agency. According to the project estimates, some 650 private houses and 24 multistoried buildings will be repaired.   

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Mariupol became the first City of Solidarity in Ukraine

 

MARIUPOL, Ukraine, 21 June 2016 (UNHCR) - The UN Refugee Agency launched a national-wide initiative “Cities of Solidarity” to recognize and support communities demonstrating the best practices in hosting and integrating internally displaced people (IDPs). The city of Mariupol, which became a home for over 100,000 IDPs, was the first one in Ukraine to join the UNHCR initiative.

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Successful startups of refugees and displaced persons were presented at the WRD Charity Festival


KYIV, Ukraine, June 20, 2016 – For the World Refugee Day, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) jointly with voluntary, public and international non-governmental organizations has organized Charity Festival to draw public attention to the success stories of refugees and internally displaced persons in Ukraine.

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