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11 Jul 2018 description

The humanitarian situation in Ukraine remains critical and international humanitarian actors, including the United Nations system, national and international NGOs and other international organizations, are engaged in the humanitarian relief response. In December 2014 the cluster system was activated and currently six clusters are actively engaged in life-saving activities throughout the country. This 3W (WHO is doing WHAT WHERE) captures the presence of partners operating on the ground in each oblast.

29 Jun 2018 description

OVERVIEW

Ongoing since April 2014, instability and conflict in Ukraine meant that areas primarily in the eastern part of the country experienced a deteriorating humanitarian situation. Heavy shelling and armed conflict led to the significant displacement of people, and as of December 2014 OCHA had reported that 5 million people were in need of humanitarian assistance.

22 Jun 2018 description

Civilian casualties have continued to rise in eastern Ukraine, as hostilities have intensified along the ‘contact line’. In May 2018, OHCHR recorded 61 civilian casualties (12 killed and 49 injured), which is the highest so far in 2018. The humanitarian situation in the Chyhari settlement (Donetska oblast) remains of concern due to intense fighting which broke out on 27 May. Eleven houses were reportedly destroyed and 50 damaged in the settlement, which is approximately 800 metres from the ‘contact line’.

19 Jun 2018 description

Despite increased hostilities and extreme levels of mine contamination in the areas along the ‘contact line’, the number of civilian crossings through the five operational Entry Exit Checkpoints (EECPs) has steadily increased since the beginning of 2018. In May, over 1.14 million crossings were recorded, which is a slight increase from April. It is notable that in May 2018 civilian crossings increased by 14 per cent compared to May 2017. The situation at the EECPs remained volatile, with shelling and sniper activities routinely reported at or near the checkpoints.

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.

01 Jun 2018 description
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Top marks for DRA aid effort

The new policy memorandum issued by the Department for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation – headed by Minister Sigrid Kaag – emphasises the importance of the Dutch national aid effort.

The document also highlights the significant work of the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA) and secures the alliance’s operations for the coming years. Existing agreements on cooperation and financing with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) remain in place.

31 May 2018 description

The humanitarian situation in Ukraine remains critical and international humanitarian actors, including the United Nations system, national and international NGOs and other international organizations, are engaged in the humanitarian relief response. In December 2014 the cluster system was activated and currently six clusters are actively engaged in life-saving activities throughout the country. This 3W (WHO is doing WHAT WHERE) captures the presence of partners operating on the ground in each oblast.

30 May 2018 description

April 2018 was the deadliest month so far in 2018 with 13 people killed; 33 people injured. This is a 142 per cent increase in civilian casualties from March to April 2018. On 12 April, shelling forced more than 30 students to evacuate from a school bus, while travelling home in Zaitseve village (Donetsk NGCA). This was the fourth serious incident related to attacks on education since the beginning of 2018. On 17 April, a bus carrying 30 water treatment workers of the Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) was intentionally shot at, resulting in five workers getting injured, whereof one critically.

15 May 2018 description
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80,000 children and teachers reached with at least one type of assistance

07 May 2018 description

The humanitarian situation in Ukraine remains critical and international humanitarian actors, including the United Nations system, national and international NGOs and other international organizations, are engaged in the humanitarian relief response. In December 2014 the cluster system was activated and currently six clusters are actively engaged in life-saving activities throughout the country. This 3W (WHO is doing WHAT WHERE) captures the presence of partners operating on the ground in each oblast.

19 Apr 2018 description

Despite the ‘Spring’ and ‘Easter’ ceasefires which began on 5 and 30 March respectively, clashes continued along both sides of the ‘contact line’ with severe impact on civilians. In March, shelling, mines and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) killed 5 civilians and injured 13. Key infrastructure, such as water and electricity facilities continued to be regularly affected by shelling and harsh weather conditions. On several occasions, over 400 000 people were left without water, electricity and heat for over 24 hours, due to the harsh weather conditions.

18 Apr 2018 description

Situation at check points: The Border Guard Service recorded 1,021,600 crossings of the line of contact during the month. Long queues continued to be reported by UNHCR’s partner R2P.

Winterization: Unusually cold conditions persisted throughout March; UNHCR continued with winter assistance plan distributing coal, winter-cash assistance and warm clothes.

Legal Assistance: In March, UNHCR and its partners provided primary legal assistance to more than 2,300 people.

KEY INDICATORS

13 Apr 2018 description

Overview

Crossing the ‘contact line’ in eastern Ukraine continues to force millions of Ukrainians to endure dire conditions, long waiting hours and constant insecurity from shelling and mine contamination. Of particular concern is the lack of adequate facilities, such as heating/resting points, transportation, medical units and latrines in the “no man’s land” - a 2-km stretch between the EECPs of Government controlled areas (GCA) and Non-Government controlled areas (NGCA).

11 Apr 2018 description

1,492,125
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE REGISTERED
(MINISTRY OF SOCIAL POLICY, 18 DECEMBER 2017)
3.4 million
PEOPLE IN NEED OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

SITUATION OVERVIEW

26 Mar 2018 description

CLUSTER ACHIEVEMENTS 2017 The Shelter Cluster’s “2017 Annual Report” has been issued and includes the yearly achievements against 3 core Cluster objectives:
Objective 1 - To provide acute emergency response to newly damaged homes and life-saving winterization support. Target = 102,200 indiv Achieved = 118,589 indiv (116%)
Objective 2 - To provide light and medium repairs and adequate housing support for IDPs through rent or winterized collective center support. Target = 21,350 HHs. Achieved = 6,815 HHs (32%)

23 Mar 2018 description

The humanitarian situation in Ukraine remains critical and international humanitarian actors, including the United Nations system, national and international NGOs and other international organizations, are engaged in the humanitarian relief response. In December 2014 the cluster system was activated and currently six clusters are actively engaged in life-saving activities throughout the country. This 3W (WHO is doing WHAT WHERE) captures the presence of partners operating on the ground in each oblast.