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15 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Situational overview: The situation in eastern Ukraine remains unstable and volatile. The humanitarian situation is grave with freedom of movement and humanitarian access restricted due to continued fighting, security measures and the Government’s ongoing blockade of non-government controlled areas.

15 Jul 2015 description

The humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine continues to deteriorate. Approximately 5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these, civilians living close to the 'contact line' are the most vulnerable in light of the prevailing insecurity. This group, together with 3 million people living in non-government controlled areas (NGCAs) are prioritized for humanitarian action, as social services are severely constrained and banking system as well as commercial trac interrupted.

02 Jul 2015 description

The humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine continues to deteriorate. Approximately 5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these, civilians living close to the 'contact line' are the most vulnerable in light of the prevailing insecurity. This group, together with 3 million people living in non-government controlled areas (NGCAs) are prioritized for humanitarian action, as social services are severely constrained and banking system as well as commercial tra­c interrupted.

19 Jun 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2015 forecast to decline from last year’s record crop but to remain at above-average levels

  • Exports of cereals on the rise

  • Prices of staple foods remain stable in past months

18 Jun 2015 description

Focus on healthy and balanced nutrition

A front-runner in the race to end hunger, the region still struggles with malnutrition

Multiple trends are shaping the nutrition map for Europe and Central Asia, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s first-ever report on food insecurity and malnutrition in Europe and Central Asia, released today. The problems of food insecurity have changed away from that of caloric sufficiency toward the quality of peoples’ diets – a trend that will likely continue in this way.

09 Jun 2015 description

KYIV, 9 June 2015 – The concluding meeting of the project “Assessment of Environmental Risks in the Exclusion Zone along the Ukrainian and Belarusian Borders” was organized by the OCEEA on 9 June in Kiev.