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18 March 2016 - There are currently some 3.1 million people in need in Ukraine as a result of the conflict. The vast majority of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) are hosted in communities which have been heavily affected, including by the destruction of key infrastructure such as water distribution systems and education facilities.

17 March 2016 - The United Nations is concerned about the continuing impact of the armed conflict in Donbas on civilians.

3 March 2016 – Despite a decrease in the number of civilian casualties in the east of Ukraine over the past few months, a new UN report shows that the conflict is severely impacting on the daily life of civilians.

4 March 2016 – This year, the UN called for the celebration of International Women`s Day on the theme of “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”, emphasizing that ensuring gender equality is not only a matter of social justice, but also an important prerequisite for sustainable development of the society.

29 February 2016 – The UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine will release its 13th report on the human rights situation in Ukraine on 3 March 2016.

29 February 2016 – Famous people keep on the trend of responsible attitude towards society and planet.

22 February 2016 – Last week new community center for internally displaced people (IDP) “Vatra – space of free communication” was opened in Kryvyy Rih. The project was implemented in cooperation with NGO Women’s Hundred with support of the UN Refugee Agency. 

20 February 2016 – UNHCR welcomes the Parliamentary Hearings on the situation of the internally displaced people (IDPs) in Ukraine that took place this week. The event brought together representatives of civil society, regional and central authorities, international community and IDPs.

19 February 2016 – The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in eastern Ukraine, UNICEF said today. Of these, 200,000 – or one in three – need psychosocial support.

17 February 2016 – Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine Neal Walker attended the Parliamentary Hearings of Verkhovna Rada Committee for Human Rights, National Minorities and Interethnic Relations dedicated to the situation of the internally displaced people (IDPs) in Ukraine.

17 February 2016 – The Humanitarian Country Team, together with the Government of Ukraine, appealed today to the donors to generously contribute to the Humanitarian Response Plan 2016 requirements of US$ 298 million.

24 February 2016 – From now on, anticorruption flyers will be available for passengers travelling through Boryspil International Airport, as a part of a large-scale anticorruption programme introduced at the State Border Guard Service (SBGS) of Ukraine.

26 January 2016 – UNICEF is launching a US$2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies worldwide. It includes the US$54.3 million appeal to help conflict-affected children in eastern Ukraine in 2016.

26 February 2016 – UNDP signed contracts with seven companies for supply of 18 anti-tuberculosis medicines for Ukraine’s public health programme with a total amount of  USD 6,720,427.

  5 February 2016 – The United Nations has concluded a humanitarian mine action needs assessment mission which had started on 23 January. 

3 February 2016 – Humanitarian organisations in Ukraine are concerned about thousands of civilians facing difficulties every day in crossing the ‘contact line’.

30 December 2015 – As 2015 comes to an end, and with it the 15-year cycle of the anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations officially will usher in – on 1 January 2016 – an even more ambitious set of goals to banish a whole host of social ills by 2030.

21 December 2015 – Over 1 million people have been provided with safe water for drinking, cooking and hygiene in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions in the framework of a UNICEF project funded by the European Commission through its Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO). 

14 December 2015 – On December 14, the United Nations delivered 634metric tons of humanitarian aid to Luhansk. Led by the Logistics Cluster, the convoy includes food, medicines and trauma kits, antiretroviral treatment and test systems.

9 December 2015 – In a conflict that has claimed more than 9,000 lives, the last few months have seen a significant reduction of hostilities in certain parts of eastern Ukraine, according to a UN Human Rights report released today.