Ukraine two years

Ukraine two years: Children in frontline areas forced to spend up to 5,000 hours – equivalent to nearly 7 months – sheltering underground Three-quarters of children and young people aged 14 to 34 recently reported needing emotional or psychological support ​ GENEVA/KYIV/DUBLIN, 23 February 2024 – Children in cities in Ukraine’s frontline areas have been … Continued

UNICEF delivers over 650,000 doses of polio vaccine to Ukraine

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF delivers over 650,000 doses of polio vaccine to Ukraine UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview  Multimedia materials are available here KYIV/DUBLIN, 8 April 2023 – UNICEF delivered 543,000 doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV) and 110,160 doses of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to Ukraine as a part of its efforts … Continued

War in Ukraine pushes generation of children to the brink, warns UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE War in Ukraine pushes generation of children to the brink, warns UNICEF UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview  Multimedia materials are available here KYIV/NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 21 February 2023 – Almost one year since the escalation of the war in Ukraine on February 24, 2022, a generation of children has experienced 12 months of … Continued

11 months of war in Ukraine have disrupted education for more than five million children – UNICEF

11 months of war in Ukraine have disrupted education for more than five million children – UNICEF On International Day of Education, UNICEF calls for increased support to ensure learning opportunities for children in Ukraine and in refugee-hosting countries UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview   Multimedia materials are available here KYIV/GENEVA/NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 24 January 2023 – The ongoing war in Ukraine has disrupted education for more than five … Continued

Almost 7 million children in Ukraine at risk as attacks on energy infrastructure cause widespread blackouts and disruption of heating and water

PRESS RELEASE Almost 7 million children in Ukraine at risk as attacks on energy infrastructure cause widespread blackouts and disruption of heating and water UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell urges protection of children and civilian infrastructure UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Multimedia materials are available here NEW YORK/KYIV/DUBLIN, 14 December 2022 – … Continued

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

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