Ukraine: Activities highlights, 2016

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In Ukraine, the ICRC is helping people affected by the conflict in collaboration with the Ukrainian Red Cross. Here are our main activities in 2016 :

  • 13,800 metric tonnes of humanitarian aid were delivered to people in the conflict-affected area.

  • 1.4 million people on both sides of the contact line benefited from uninterrupted water supply.

  • 15 health facilities, damaged due to the conflict, received roofing, construction materials and heaters.

  • 466,000 food parcels were distributed to 165,000 people in vulnerable communities.

  • 23,000 people received cash assistance on a monthly basis, helping them to cover their basic needs.

  • 41,000 hemodialysis sessions involving 300 diabetic patients were supported.

  • 573 detainees were visited in 47 places of detention.

  • 607 missing persons were traced through the ICRC by relatives.

  • 4,600 mine awareness signs were installed.