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29 Dec 2017 description

In response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine countless volunteers, as well as many international humanitarian actors, including the United Nations system, national and international NGOs, and other international organizations, are engaged in the humanitarian relief effort. In December 2014 the cluster system was activated, with 7 clusters engaging in life-saving activities throughout the country. This 3W (WHO is doing WHAT WHERE) captures the presence of partners currently on the ground in each oblast.

28 Dec 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

Conflict between Ukrainian forces and armed opposition groups broke out in eastern Ukraine in 2014. Almost 10,000 people have been killed, 22,231 wounded, and about one million displaced from their homes by fighting1 .The humanitarian and recovery response to the crisis is hampered by information gaps regarding access to basic services in communities located close to the contact line.

28 Dec 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

Conflict between Ukrainian forces and armed opposition groups broke out in eastern Ukraine in 2014. Almost 10,000 people have been killed, 22,231 wounded, and about one million displaced from their homes by fighting1 . The humanitarian and recovery response to the crisis is hampered by information gaps regarding access to basic services in communities located close to the contact line.

28 Dec 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

Conflict between Ukrainian forces and armed opposition groups broke out in eastern Ukraine in 2014. Almost 10,000 people have been killed, 22,231 wounded, and about one million displaced from their homes by fighting1 . The humanitarian and recovery response to the crisis is hampered by information gaps regarding access to basic services in communities located close to the contact line.

28 Dec 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

Conflict between Ukrainian forces and armed opposition groups broke out in eastern Ukraine in 2014. Almost 10,000 people have been killed, 22,231 wounded, and about one million displaced from their homes by fighting1 . The humanitarian and recovery response to the crisis is hampered by information gaps regarding access to basic services in communities located close to the contact line.

27 Dec 2017 description

Kyiv (ICRC) – Today, more than 300 detainees held in connection with the conflict in Ukraine were released with the participation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The operation, which took place near the town of Maiorsk, is the largest since the beginning of the conflict.

27 Dec 2017 description

SUMMARY

Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Russian Federation. The Observer Mission (OM) continues to operate 24/7 at both Border Crossing Points (BCPs). The overall number of border crossings by persons increased at both BCPs compared to the previous week. The seventieth Russian convoy crossed into Ukraine and returned through the Donetsk Border Crossing Point.

OPERATIONAL REMARKS

26 Dec 2017 description

KYIV, 26 December 2017 - The Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group, Ambassador Martin Sajdik, issued today the following statement:

I welcome that the sides have agreed to conduct an exchange of detainees on 27 December - a step long awaited by the prisoners and their families. This is a deeply humanitarian gesture, even more so on the occasion of Christmas and New Year. I call upon the sides to provide conditions of dignity and respect for each of the persons to be exchanged.

26 Dec 2017 description

TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES

Between 1 January 2017 and 30 November 2017, 171,300 refugees and migrants arrived by sea and land to Europe (Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus only, including arrivals to the Canary Islands and by land to Spain). While sea arrivals to Europe in November were 51% lower than last year, largely due to fewer people crossing from Libya, higher numbers crossed from Libya in November than in October while Spain recorded the highest number of land and sea arrivals this year.

26 Dec 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In November 2017 there were 4.4 million men, women and children affected by the armed conflict in east Ukraine, of whom 3.4 million required humanitarian assistance and protection.