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14 Oct 2018 description

UNHCR coordinated the delivery of humanitarian convoys. In total, ten trucks with shelter material reached Donetsk region. The materials will be used for the repair of 110 damaged houses.

UNHCR partners have conducted 643 protection monitoring visits in seven regions. UNHCR focused most of its visits to conflict affected villages located along the ‘Contact Line’ in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

19 Sep 2018 description

Executive Summary

  1. This twenty-third report on the situation of human rights in Ukraine by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is based on the work of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) , and covers the period from 16 May to 15 August 2018.

17 Sep 2018 description

Executive summary

The importance of agriculture has increased markedly since the conflict and the loss of the main industrial areas and their markets for food products. Over 700,000 people live in rural areas and the two oblasts have over 950,000 IDPs who have moved from the NGCA. Donetsk has 1.6mln hectares of arable land and Luhansk 1.2mln hectares, which gives a total of 2.8mln hectares which is more than the entire arable land of Sweden. Rural households and small farms own over 80% of dairy cattle and produce over 80% of the fruit and vegetables.

13 Sep 2018 description
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PROTECTION CONCERNS

  • Civilian casualties: In July-August OHCHR recorded 26 conflict-related civilian casualties (4 killed and 22 injured). Contamination of agricultural lands by mines and UXOs led to four casualties among agricultural workers.

10 Sep 2018 description

Voda Donbasa (VD) informed the WASH Cluster that yesterday (06 September) Donetska Filter station (DFS) was de-energized at 5:20 pm. Preliminary reason was damaged Power Line (PL), 35 kV due to the heavy wind.

15 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Residents of Chyhari flee in search of safety and protection

• May 2018 – the deadliest month in 2018 so far

• Water and sanitation facilities are targeted yet again

• UNSC briefing on Ukraine was held in New York

• Positive legislation developments on access to essential services

• Halfway through 2018, Humanitarian Response Plan is only 22 per cent funded

Civilians flee Chyhari as armed clashes rapidly escalate

30 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation Overview & Humanitarian Needs

In June UNICEF continued to support teachers across Donetsk and Luhansk oblast manage gender specific and age-sensitive education, as well as safe learning spaces with water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities, on both sides of the line of contact. Having completed an assessment of 14 education facilities involved in Safe School modelling in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, UNICEF facilitated the formulation of development plans for schools in the area.

12 Jul 2018 description
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BACKGROUND

WHO IS THIS DOCUMENT FOR?

This document provides guidance for humanitarian and development actors on how to address protection risks and socio-economic vulnerabilities in their work, and highlights aspects to consider in operations to ensure a protection focused response in Ukraine both government-controlled areas (GCA) and non-government controlled areas (NGCA).

MANY CONFLICT AFFECTED PEOPLE ARE IN NEED – WHY A PROTECTION AND VULNERABILITY FOCUS?

11 Jul 2018 description
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Adopted Legislation

  • Amendments to the Tax and Customs Codes introducing tax exemptions during the Joint Forces Operation

  • Participation in the Joint Forces Operation provides a basis for issuing social benefits

  • Procedure for establishing that the ATO caused a person’s disability

Draft Legislation

  • Clarification of an IDP’s place of residence on a “factual” basis

  • New entry-exit procedure to and from NGCA

30 Jun 2018 description

Civil documentation remains one of the most pressing issues for people living in non- government controlled areas (NGCA) of eastern Ukraine. Discriminatory practices in accessing birth and death certificates for people living in NGCA within Ukraine has been an issue of concern for the international community and civil society since the beginning of the armed conflict. Newly adopted Law No.

22 Jun 2018 description

FACTS & FIGURES

4.4 million people affected (OCHA)
An estimated 3.4 million people in need of humanitarian aid (OCHA)

24 778 people injured and 10 303 killed (OHCHR)

EU emergency and early recovery assistance: €677.1 million from 2014-18

EU Member States humanitarian aid: €228.1 million from 2014-18

European Commission humanitarian aid: €20 million in 2018

14 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Death toll on the rise

  • Critical civilian infrastructure and water treatment staff targeted yet again

  • Mine contamination affects 1.9 million Ukrainians

  • Humanitarian needs persist across all critical sectors

  • The concept of #NewWayOfWorking takes shape in Ukraine

  • Over 40 Member States briefed on Ukraine crisis in NY

  • 2018 HRP is only 18 per cent funded

Civilian casualties rise by 142 per cent in April

04 Jun 2018 description

Situation at checkpoints: The State Border Guard Service recorded 1,130,700 crossings of the line of contact during April.
UNHCR’s partner R2P reported long queues as a main concern.