Ukraine

WFP Ukraine Situation Report #23, 27 February 2017 [EN/RU/UK]

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Situation Report
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In Numbers

  • 4.4 million people affected (OCHA)

  • 3.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA)

  • 620.000 people food insecure

Situation Update

  • Heavy fighting in Ukraine has intensified since 29 January. As stated in OCHA’s report on deterioration of humanitarian situation in the east according to Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), heavy weapons, including those prohibited under the Minsk protocol, continue to be used and are present in areas along the “contact line”, including in locations where civilian population continue to reside.

Indirect shelling and increasing use of heavy artillery continue to threaten the lives of people living in the conflict area, with disastrous impact in far and unexpected places.

  • Due to escalation of conflict, the humanitarian situation has deteriorated. The events affected civilian infrastructures in some towns and villages near the “contact line”. Some 15,000 to 17,000 people were left without water and with poorly functioning heating systems with temperatures falling well below minus 10 degrees Celsius.

Situation Update

  • Heavy fighting in Ukraine has intensified since 29 January. As stated in OCHA’s report on deterioration of humanitarian situation in the east according to Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), heavy weapons, including those prohibited under the Minsk protocol, continue to be used and are present in areas along the “contact line”, including in locations where civilian population continue to reside.

Indirect shelling and increasing use of heavy artillery continue to threaten the lives of people living in the conflict area, with disastrous impact in far and unexpected places.

  • Due to escalation of conflict, the humanitarian situation has deteriorated. The events affected civilian infrastructures in some towns and villages near the “contact line”. Some 15,000 to 17,000 people were left without water and with poorly functioning heating systems with temperatures falling well below minus 10 degrees Celsius.