Ukraine: Situation report No. 39 as of 8 May 2015

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  • Increased fighting in and around Donetsk airport, and near Shyrokyne, 20km east of Mariupol , have been reported. This poses a significant threat to civilians and increases suffering of people in the vicinity of these locations.

  • Unexploded ordnances (UXOs) and landmines in conflict-affected area are a major risk for civilians in both government and non-government controlled areas .

  • The Government authorities in Luhanska oblast issued a local order affecting civilian movements across the line of contact and their access to some basic services.

  • Funding for humanitarian operations remains low: only 25 percent of US$316 required for Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2015 is funded or pledged .

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