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

Published: 12 June 2015 12:00 CET

With more than 1.3 million people now displaced in Ukraine, the work of the Red Cross is becoming more important than ever for those in need. Ukrainian Red Cross Society has assisted more than 500,000 people since the onset of the crisis, with food and non-food relief items, psychosocial support, shelter, and medical assistance. Services are delivered in collaboration with many partner National Societies and non-Movement partners including UN agencies, as well as in cooperation with the ICRC.

The revised IFRC emergency appeal for Ukraine is for 19.99 million Swiss francs, of which 31 per cent is currently covered. Through this operation, Ukrainian Red Cross Society to assist a further 107,000 people.