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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- With 1 human in every 113 affected, forced displacement hits record high
- Charity Festival in Mystetskiy Arsenal On The World Refugee Day
- After two years of displacement, hosting communities in Ukraine remain supportive towards IDPs - UNHCR study
- Elderly need special attention of the local community – UNHCR