UNICEF issues statement urging all parties to respect child rights following field reports of children being killed or injured in Ukraine after being involved in violent clashes.
According to UNHCR, the number of internally displaced people in Ukraine is 9,271 as of 14 May.
UNICEF is conducting a rapid assessment of the psychosocial impact of the crisis on children in Donetsk Oblast.
UNICEF continues to provide basic hygiene kits and psychosocial assistance to IDP families and children in Ukraine.
UNICEF is increasing operational capacities with the help of an Emergency Coordinator seconded by RedR Australia.
UNICEF continues to seek funds to support Ukraine in Education, Child Protection and Health including covering vaccination programme gaps given the imminent threat of polio outbreak in country.