World Refugee Day 2019 in Ukraine
Learn how you can join solidarity movement “Make a Step with Refugees and IDPs”.
A House Alive with Hope
After shelling in 2014, the roof of Liudmyla’s house was damaged by shrapnel., one corner of the house was virtually destroyed and a wall of the house was on the verge of collapse.
“Chestnut Run” participants joined a global solidarity campaign with refugees and IDPs
105 participants dedicated their 5-kilometer run in a symbolic solidarity act with refugees and IDPs, cumulatively gaining 525 km as part of UNHCR campaign “2 billion kilometers to safety”
UNHCR Refugee Book initiative brings into light the refugee authors and books from different countries
Ukrainian and international writers who wrote about their refugee experiences joined UNHCR’s “Refugee Books Zone” at the 9th International Book Arsenal Festival in Kyiv, 22-26 May 2019
“When the shelling stopped, we had nowhere to go”
House of Ihnatenko family in Stanytsia Luhanska was completely destroyed by shelling and later reconstructed by NRC with funding provided by the UNHCR. Overall, 692 buildings were reconstructed by the UNHCR in 2018.
UNHCR Hotline for conflict-affected persons started to provide free legal counseling
In April, UNHCR has relaunched its free telephone hotline, which now provides legal counseling to those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, including internally displaced and stateless persons. NGO “DonbasSOS” will administer the Hotline.
UNHCR self-reliance grants open doors for refugees and asylum seekers
73 refugees and asylum-seekers received a small self-reliance grant from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in 2018, and got a chance to learn a new profession, earn a living and contribute to the society.
KvARTal Community Centre sparks social renewal among IDPs and locals alike in Bahmut
During last few years, UNHCR Ukraine supported 86 communities to establish sustainable Community Centres in an effort to promote protection and durable solutions for internally displaced persons.
“With documents, my children have a future”
The International Roma Day draws attention to issues faced by many Roma people in Ukraine.