Ukraine

30 June 2015

Video - Ukraine: From beneficiary to volunteer

Philip is one of hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people living in Ukraine. He is also a Red Cross volunteer.
Video - Ukraine: Partnership key to Red Cross response – Secretary General
12 June 2015

Video - Ukraine: Partnership key to Red Cross response – Secretary General

Dr. Alla Khabarova, Secretary General, Ukrainian Red Cross Society gives an overview of response to the current crisis
In pictures - Ukraine: Internally displaced people
10 June 2015

In pictures - Ukraine: Internally displaced people

There are now over 1.3 million IDPs in Ukraine. This photo gallery gives an insight into the lives of some of these forced migrants...
Hope is elusive for people forced to flee their homes following violence in Ukraine
8 June 2015

Hope is elusive for people forced to flee their homes following violence in Ukraine

Since the outbreak of fighting in eastern Ukraine last year, people have been fleeing from the region for their safety, for their lives.
Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine face their first winter
4 November 2014

Displaced people in Ukraine count on Red Cross support as they face their first winter away from home

The staff and volunteers of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS) are fully engaged in assisting the displaced population in preparing for their first winter away from home.
Respect: Ukrainian Red Cross volunteers take risks to save lives
25 July 2014

Respect: Ukrainian Red Cross volunteers take risks to save lives

Video documentary: In February 2014, and throughout the following months, Red Cross volunteers responded to violence in Maidan Square, Kiev.
Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer injured during clashes in Kiev
20 February 2014

Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer injured during clashes in Kiev

One Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer was wounded today (Thursday) while attempting to provide medical assistance during the unrest in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
22 years of supporting the people affected by the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl
26 April 2012

22 years of supporting the people affected by the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl

On 26 April 1986, an unprecedented nuclear explosion happened near Chernobyl, northern Ukraine.
Coming in from the cold - Ukraine Red Cross responds to the big freeze
14 February 2012

Coming in from the cold - Ukraine Red Cross responds to the big freeze

Northern Ukraine has recorded some of the lowest temperatures in the current cold snap affecting half of Europe which has killed hundreds of people, the majority of them homeless persons.
22 April 2011

CHERNOBYL 25 YEARS AFTER: “WE STAND IN SOLIDARITY”

By Joe Lowry in Kiev While the world struggles to deal with the triple disaster in Japan, international attention was focussed on an earlier nuclear disaster in Ukraine this week, with the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the explosion of reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl power station. Senior figures from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC),...
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