After a year of conflict, internal displacement continues to increase in Ukraine, with 1,228,090 people having fled the eastern part of the country, of whom 154,635 are children (Source: Ministry of Social Policy).
IDPs and other conflict-affected people in the east of the country continue to face hardship and a lack of access to social services. The general humanitarian situation remains deeply worrying.
UNICEF procured 72.8 tons of chlorine for five filter stations in the most affected government controlled areas of Donetsk region to cover the needs of 400,000 people.
To date, UNICEF has distributed education kits to 7,200 children and early child development kits to 12,780 children in Zaporizhia, Dnipropetrovsk, and Kharkiv regions.
Since January, approximately 19,000 children have received psychosocial support or visited child-friendly spaces in Kharkіv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, and Luhansk.