Start of an uncertain school year for four million schoolchildren in Ukraine

PRESS RELEASE Start of an uncertain school year for four million schoolchildren in Ukraine UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell meets schoolchildren, parents and teachers scarred by war, concluding a three-day visit across the country   UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Multimedia materials are available here KYIV/NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 1 September 2022 – The ongoing war … Continued

War in Ukraine has left nearly 1,000 children killed or injured

STATEMENT War in Ukraine has left nearly 1,000 children killed or injured Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Multimedia materials are available here NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 22 August 2022 – “At least 972 children in Ukraine have been killed or injured by violence since the war escalated nearly … Continued

UNICEF reaches 350,000 children in Ukraine with cash assistance programme

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF reaches 350,000 children in Ukraine with cash assistance programme UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview  Download multimedia materials KYIV/DUBLIN, 17 August 2022 – UNICEF’s humanitarian cash assistance programme has now reached more than 350,000 children in Ukraine. The cash assistance or ‘Spilno’ programme, launched on 31 March 2022 together with … Continued

UNICEF delivers life-saving supplies to Odesa in southern Ukraine to help over 50,000 children affected by war

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF delivers life-saving supplies to Odesa in southern Ukraine to help over 50,000 children affected by war UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview  Download multimedia materials ODESA/DUBLIN, Ukraine, 26 July 2022 – Using a total of 27 cargo trucks, UNICEF has delivered life-saving supplies to Odesa to help an estimated 50,000 … Continued

One hundred days of war in Ukraine have left 5.2 million children in need of humanitarian assistance

PRESS RELEASE  One hundred days of war in Ukraine have left 5.2 million children in need of humanitarian assistance At least 262 children have been killed and 415 injured in attacks since 24 February  UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview  Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/GENEVA/KYIV/DUBLIN, 1 June 2022 – Nearly 100 days of war … Continued

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell on latest school attack in Luhansk, Ukraine

STATEMENT Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell on latest school attack in Luhansk, Ukraine UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 9 May 2022 – “UNICEF strongly condemns yet another attack on a school in Ukraine amid reports that civilians, including children, had sought shelter in the school’s … Continued

Every day that the war in Ukraine continues is a nightmare for millions of children

PRESS RELEASE Every day that the war in Ukraine continues is a nightmare for millions of children UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell’s remarks at the High-Level International Donor’s Conference for Ukraine   UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 5 May 2022 – “Every day that the war in … Continued

School year nears tragic end in Ukraine amid child deaths, empty classrooms and destruction of educational facilities

PRESS RELEASE School year nears tragic end in Ukraine amid child deaths, empty classrooms and destruction of educational facilities 17 per cent of UNICEF-supported ‘Safe Schools’ in eastern Ukraine damaged or destroyed UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials KYIV/NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 4 May 2022 – At least one in six UNICEF-supported … Continued

“Every day the war continues, children will continue to suffer.”

BRIEFING NOTE “Every day the war continues, children will continue to suffer.” UNICEF Emergency Programmes Director Manuel Fontaine’s remarks at the Security Council briefing on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 11 April 2022 – “Mr President, Excellencies and colleagues, I would like to express … Continued

Statement by UNICEF Ukraine Representative Murat Sahin on the attack on Kramatorsk train station

STATEMENT Statement by UNICEF Ukraine Representative Murat Sahin on the attack on Kramatorsk train station UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials LVIV/DUBLIN, 8 April 2022 – “We strongly condemn the attack today on the train station in Kramatorsk, Ukraine. We do not know yet how many children were killed and injured … Continued

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