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31 May 2019 description
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Integration of internally displaced persons in Ukraine remains a challenge

Attacks on education facilities in eastern Ukraine have tripled, while funds to assist remain at record lows

Ukraine Humanitarian Fund - an effective and agile response by all, for all

ANALYSIS

Integration of internally displaced persons in Ukraine remains a challenge

27 May 2019 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Attacks on education facilities in eastern Ukraine have tripled, while funds to assist remain at record lows
  • Humanitarian actors reach over 1.3 million with aid in 2018, but more needs to be done
  • Ukraine Humanitarian Fund - an effective and agile response by all, for all

ANALYSIS

01 May 2019 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ceasefire recommitment made yet again, but millions of people in eastern Ukraine live a different reality
  • More than 1,000 civilians killed or injured by landmines and explosive remnants of war since 2014 Humanitarian actors reach over 1.3 million with aid in 2018, but more needs to be done
  • Ukraine Humanitarian Fund - an effective and agile response by all, for all

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18 Feb 2019 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • US$162 million needed to provide aid to 2.3 million people: Humanitarians launch 2019 response plan

  • Civilian casualties due to the conflict go down in 2018, but one is still too many .

  • Sharp increase in casualties among water workers in the last 12 months – more than the two previous years

  • Over 700,000 children and teachers in more than 3,500 education facilities need humanitarian assistance

  • Despite challenges with limited funds, humanitarians mounted a collective response

31 Dec 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • NEW: Civilian water technicians come under fire yet again

  • Global Humanitarian Overview: more people affected by the crippling impact of the conflict in eastern Ukraine than before.

  • Civilians continue to pay the highest price: 10 killed or injured in November. More than 3,000 killed since 2014.

  • “Urgent political solution needed to end suffering of civilians” - Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine appeals after crossing the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint.

20 Dec 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • Global Humanitarian Overview: more people affected by the crippling impact of the conflict in eastern Ukraine than before.

  • Civilians continue to pay the highest price: 10 killed or injured in November. More than 3,000 killed since 2014.

  • “Urgent political solution needed to end suffering of civilians” - Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine appeals after crossing the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint.

23 Nov 2018 description
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Highlights
- Security Council puts Ukraine crisis in the spotlight
- Autumn sees more civilian casualties than summer
- Landmines continue to take lives
- Married couple killed by landmines
- Petition to protect workers and ensure water for all
- Over one million Ukrainians receive assistance and protection services
- Humanitarian Response Plan 36 per cent funded

UN Security Council puts Ukraine back on global agenda

15 Aug 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Residents of Chyhari flee in search of safety and protection

• May 2018 – the deadliest month in 2018 so far

• Water and sanitation facilities are targeted yet again

• UNSC briefing on Ukraine was held in New York

• Positive legislation developments on access to essential services

• Halfway through 2018, Humanitarian Response Plan is only 22 per cent funded

Civilians flee Chyhari as armed clashes rapidly escalate

14 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Death toll on the rise

  • Critical civilian infrastructure and water treatment staff targeted yet again

  • Mine contamination affects 1.9 million Ukrainians

  • Humanitarian needs persist across all critical sectors

  • The concept of #NewWayOfWorking takes shape in Ukraine

  • Over 40 Member States briefed on Ukraine crisis in NY

  • 2018 HRP is only 18 per cent funded

Civilian casualties rise by 142 per cent in April

11 Apr 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heavy snowfall and hostilities stop operations of critical infrastructure

  • Landmines, UXOs and ERW – second biggest cause of casualties in 2017

  • Europe focuses on the plight of 4.4 million people affected in eastern Ukraine

  • 2017 HRP: 1.1 million vulnerable men, women and children reached with vital assistance and protection

  • Funding for the 2018 HRP is urgently required to sustain life-saving operations for 2.3 million Ukrainians

31 Jan 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Shelling in Novoluhanske cause more misery for thousands of civilians

  • Alarming rise of mine-related incidents in the East

  • ‘Christmas ceasefire’ brought some relief, but a definitive ceasefire is needed to end human suffering

  • Winter conditions aggravate the humanitarian situation

  • US$187 million needed in 2018 to assist 2.3 million people in need – Ukraine Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

21 Nov 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Winter starts and needs across all sectors rise

  • Civilians are paying the highest price, as the conflict continues to claim casualties

  • 1.1 million people at risk, as water infrastructure hit yet again

  • 1.6 million IDPs left with limited hope for future

  • 1 in 10 Ukrainians need assistance and protection

  • Underfunding poses life-threatening challenge for millions in need

Winter sets in, as misery for millions of Ukrainians grows

14 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Start of school season marked by sporadic clashes

• Winterization efforts scale-up as cold season approaches

• Civilians continue paying the highest price

• Protection concerns continue to impact the most vulnerable

• Humanitarian Response Plan revised amidst increasing needs and limited funding

• Ukraine commemorates the World Humanitarian Day

Fragile ceasefire marks the start of school year

15 Aug 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Evolving security environment increases needs

  • Water supply interruptions become a new normal

  • Winter looms, as key clusters advance in winterization plans

  • Protection concerns are widespread, impacting the most vulnerable

  • Underfunding may further degrade situation of millions of people depending on aid

Fighting lingers despite renewed ceasefire

14 Jul 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Access to clean water by millions is at risk
  • Daily clashes continue amidst the ‘harvest ceasefire’
  • Despite challenges, humanitarian actors continue to address critical needs
  • Limited access to benefits
  • Key strategies developed to improve coordination

Critical water supply systems interrupted

12 Jun 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Increase in hostilities in Krasnohorivka

• Impediments deprive hundreds to access benefits

• Interrupted water supply systems affect thousands

• Preparedness efforts are scaling up

• Cash Transfer Programming reaches new levels

• Underfunding continues to pose serious threat on UN / NGO ability to deliver

Access to health constrained for some 70,000 people

15 May 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Casualties again on the rise

• Life-saving water facilities at risk of breaking down

• Claiming social benefits more challenging

• Access impediments impact ability to reach the most vulnerable

• Humanitarian Response Plan remains severely underfunded

Civilians continue to pay the highest price

24 Mar 2017 description
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Highlights

  • On 23 March, explosions at a military warehouse in Balakliia caused at least two civilian casualties (one fatality) and damage to civilian infrastructure and residential buildings within 10 km of the site. Detonations are expected to continue for up to a week.

  • The State Emergency Services and volunteers supported evacuation of more than 20,000 people who left the area to other villages in Kharkivska oblast. Some people already started to return.

04 Mar 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A spike of hostilities increased humanitarian needs.

  • Government approves the Action Plan on reintegration of NGCA.

  • Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) remains severely underfunded.

  • Life-saving water facilities are at risk of breaking down.

Heightened humanitarian needs in the east