winterisation Archives - UNICEF Ireland

Cold threatens some 700,000 children in eastern Ukraine this winter

GENEVA/KYIV, 16 November 2015 – The lives of some 700,000 children and the wider population are at risk if repairs to the water network in Ukraine’s conflict-affected regions are not urgently made, warns UNICEF. Central heating systems in the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts rely on water, but conflict related damage to pipelines and infrastructure, … Continued