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11 Oct 2017 description

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman commissioned the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine to plan necessary financial resources for technical modernization of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. The corresponding decision was taken during a Government sitting.

29 Sep 2017 description
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The right to safety and education should be guaranteed to all children during the armed conflict, therefore, the Ministry of Education and Science supports the initiative of joining the Safe School Declaration. This statement was made by Liliya Hrynevych, Minister of Education and Science, during round table “The Safe Schools Declaration: how to protect the right to education during armed conflict” on Thursday.

16 May 2017 description

Employment and housing remain the key challenges for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine, according to the latest round of the IOM National Monitoring System on Situation of IDPs in Ukraine, funded by the European Union*.

01 Apr 2017 description
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Kyiv, Ukraine (31 March 2017) – In 2017, the Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine, the United Nations in Ukraine, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will undertake joint efforts to conduct recovery and peace-building activities in order to support people living in conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine. Six projects are funded by the Government of Japan totalling USD 3.90 million.

23 Mar 2017 description

At 2 a.m. on March 23 there occurred a fire followed by detonation of munition in the territory of a military ammunition depot of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, in the town Balakliia, Kharkiv region. There are being observed blasts of varying intensity. The State Emergency Service engages in evacuation of citizens from the town and nearby settlements — the villages of Verbivka and Yakovenkove. There have been deployed 6 evacuation stations that accommodate people. For the rescue and evacuation operations there are used 74 buses and 24 ambulance vehicles. As of 10 a.m.

14 Mar 2017 description
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This is a summary of the research implemented by NGO “Youth Alternative” for the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine in November-December 2016 in the framework of the project “Addressing conflict-related threats to social security in Ukraine” implemented at the request of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine. The views, findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position of the OSCE and/or its participating States.

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03 Feb 2017 description

As of February 3, 7 a.m. there have been evacuated 200 people (including 95 children).

1 emergency station is functioning (7 tents of the SES, 1 belonging to charity organization), 3 fixed warming stations are operating that have been visited by over 8 thousand 100 people, three field kitchens provide warm meals. The outside temperature is minus 7 degrees Celsius.

01 Feb 2017 description

After heat and water supplies stopped as a result of shelling in Avdiyivka a headquarters has been deployed and each possible scenario elaborated. All services to support life in the town are operating at the location until power supplies restored. This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in his opening address during a roundtable discussion dedicated to priorities in education and science to include in the Medium-Term Plan of Priority Actions for the Government until 2020 on Tuesday.

24 Oct 2016 description
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Kyiv, 24 October 2016 – Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko, representatives of the Ukrainian Government and the Presidential Administration have expressed their commitment to restore the routine immunization programme in Ukraine.

31 Aug 2016 description

Getting its first shipment of health care products in 1 April 2016, UNDP was able perform 92% delivery in monetary value already in August, 26. This tangible outcome was achieved through UNDP clear and visible tender processes, and in successful partnership with Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Based on more, than 39 million USD budget, provided by MoH, UNDP succeeded in signing contracts worth 32,8 million USD for the requested amount of high-quality medicines, providing substantial 4 million USD leftover to the Ukrainian Government.

20 Aug 2016 description

MINISTRY OF SOCIAL POLICY OF UKRAINE

The following week it is planned to put into test operation a Single Register of internally displaced persons. Deputy Social Policy Minister Vitaly Mushchynin announced at a meeting with Manfred Profazi, head of the IOM (International Organization for Migration) mission in Ukraine.

During the meeting the partied discussed the results and plans for further cooperation with the IOM in the framework of projects aimed at support for the internally displaced persons.

08 Jun 2016 description

07.06.2016 | 14:43
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is going to resolve the issue over the timely payment of pensions and social benefits to internally displaced persons (IDPs) at its regular meeting on Wednesday.

With the adoption of amendments to the law on protection of the rights and freedoms of IDPs from January 13, 2016, there has been incoherence with the current resolution of the CMU №509 from October 1, 2014, regarding the registration of IDPs.

17 Feb 2016 description
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Kyiv, 17 February 2015 - The Humanitarian Country Team, together with the Government of Ukraine, appealed today to the donors to generously contribute to the Humanitarian Response Plan 2016 requirements of US$ 298 million.

20 Dec 2015 description

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF UKRAINE

Ukrainian Red Crescent Society and Qatar Red Crescent Society signed а Memorandum to launch a $400,000 relief program for the victims of the military actions in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The targeted humanitarian assistance will be provided for 8,500 internally displaced citizens of Ukraine.

29 Aug 2015 description

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

On August 28, there has been presented the National Strategy for Human Rights at the House of Government.

22 Jun 2015 description

Support centers for small and medium businesses will be created in most regions of Ukraine. They will help entrepreneurs find new markets and use all the benefits of FTA with the European Union. This was announced by Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Aivaras Abromavicius on Thursday, June 18.

01 May 2015 description

Kyiv, Ukraine (30 April 2015) - The Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and International Organization for Migration (IOM) expanded existing assistance programmes by launching new projects to support internally displaced people (IDPs) and boost social and economic recovery in conflict-affected areas in Eastern Ukraine.

05 Mar 2015 description

The ongoing conflict in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions is also severely affecting the agriculture sector. Many farming enterprises are reported to have lost a part of their winter wheat harvest around June-July 2014. Spring crops in many areas could not be planted in 2014 as people were displaced due to ongoing fighting; greenhouses and fruit orchards were affected due to shelling, farm machineries were either directly damaged by shelling or taken away, and livestock were killed and lost during the fighting, or slaughtered owners due to lack of animal feed or fear of losing them.

25 Feb 2015 description
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Kyiv. 25 February 2015

The Government of Ukraine and the European Union, United Nations and the World Bank Group presented the findings of an eastern Ukraine Recovery and Peacebuilding Assessment (RPA) report. The report provides the baseline information about the urgent needs for recovery and peacebuilding in eastern Ukraine.