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- Humanitarian Bulletin: Ukraine Issue 25 | 1 March - 30 April 2018
- Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, Statement to the Security Council on the Humanitarian Situation in Ukraine - New York, 29 May 2018
- Ukraine “Europe’s Largest Crisis”: IOM Regional Director on Visit to Eastern Ukraine
- Ukraine Briefing (25 May 2018)
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Civilian casualties: OHCHR recorded 61 conflict-related civilian casualties. This is a 32 per cent increase compared with April 2018.
Security situation: A significant increase of hostilities affecting more than 20 settlements on both sides of the contact line resulted in damage to over 192 civilian houses and flats, 6 educational and healthcare facilities 1 and disruption of electricity, water and gas supply.
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
The overall security situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated since the beginning of May, causing more and more destruction and victims among both military and civilians. Operation of the Donetsk Filter Station was suspended, putting at risk the water supply for 345,000 people.
As of 23 May, the 2018 Ukraine Humanitarian Response Plan was funded only at 12%.
OVERVIEW OF METHODOLOGY OF ROUND 9
Security situation: OHCHR recorded 46 conflict-related civilian casualties: 13 killed and 33 injured, which represents a 142% increase compared with March 2018. Mines, booby traps and ERW accounted for 33% of casualties.
Freedom of movement: On April 23, a man died while crossing the contact line at the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint. Due to the absence of an ambulance at the checkpoint, the man could not receive life-saving assistance.
16 May 2018, Severodonetsk, Luhansk Oblast – A delegation from the Embassy of Japan visited conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine on May 15-16 to assess the recovery and development projects implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with financial support from the Government of Japan.
Since 2014, the Government of Japan has been supporting initiatives implemented by UNDP and UNICEF in Ukraine in response to the humanitarian crisis in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
Novopskov, Luhansk Oblast, 26 April 2018 – The Administrative Service Centre in Novopskov, Luhansk Oblast, will help the government be more effective and efficient in the delivery of services to over 12,000 citizens of the Novopskov amalgamated territorial community.
KYIV/DONETSK, 21 April 2018 - A UNICEF convoy carrying essential humanitarian supplies has reached the non-government-controlled areas of Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, with the support of the Government of Switzerland.
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.
- Security situation: In March 2018, OHCHR recorded 18 conflict-related civilian casualties: 5 people killed and 13 injured; 15 of the civilian casualties are caused by ERW and mine-related incidents.
- Freedom of movement: On March 23, one civilian reportedly died due to a heart attack while crossing the contact line on the NGCA side of Hnutove checkpoint. On March 27, a 60 year old man suffered a heart attack while crossing the checkpoint in Marinka.
Heavy snowfall and hostilities stop operations of critical infrastructure
Landmines, UXOs and ERW – second biggest cause of casualties in 2017
Europe focuses on the plight of 4.4 million people affected in eastern Ukraine
2017 HRP: 1.1 million vulnerable men, women and children reached with vital assistance and protection
Funding for the 2018 HRP is urgently required to sustain life-saving operations for 2.3 million Ukrainians
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE REGISTERED
(MINISTRY OF SOCIAL POLICY, 18 DECEMBER 2017)
PEOPLE IN NEED OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
We are human beings, not animals. We only want peace!! - Resident of a village near the contact line.
This twenty-first report on the situation of human rights in Ukraine by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is based on the work of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine1 and covers the period from 16 November 2017 to 15 February 2018.
In 2017, the ICRC continued to help the most vulnerable people residing along the contact line in Donbas.