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04/04/2021 - Video
8 years into the armed conflict, eastern Ukraine has become one of the most mine-contaminated areas in the world. Thanks to EU humanitarian funding, Danish Refugee Council (DRC)-Danish Demining Group (DDG) helps civilians learn to identify and...
17/02/2021 - Blog post
The conflict in eastern Ukraine, which is now close to its 8th year, has devastated the lives of millions of civilians. Some of them fled to safer locations in Ukraine, whereas others left the country to rebuild their lives. Since 2014, over 1.1...
01/02/2021 - Photo story
Some 430,000 children are growing up in the shadow of conflict in eastern Ukraine, now entering its 8th year. With EU humanitarian funding, Save the Children has established School Safety Committees in schools close to the frontline. These...
18/01/2021 - Photo story
Since the conflict in eastern Ukraine started more than 6 years ago, around 2.7 million people have continued to live in settlements close to the contact line.
11/12/2020 - News
A shipment of 50 ventilators, sent by Denmark, was delivered this week to Ukraine, following the country's request for assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
23/10/2020 - Blog post
After 6 years of conflict, the security situation in eastern Ukraine remains volatile. Ongoing hostilities are heavily impacting the lives of civilians, leaving 3.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.
06/10/2020 - News
The European Commission has allocated additional €10 million in humanitarian aid to support the most vulnerable people in eastern Ukraine ahead of the upcoming winter and in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This brings EU humanitarian...
22/07/2020 - Video
Some 430,000 children are growing up in the shadow of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, now in its 7th year. Polina is one of them. "Peace is my main dream", she says. With funding from EU Humanitarian Aid, Save the Children makes schools...
29/06/2020 - News
Following the devastating floods in the south-west of Ukraine last week, the EU continues to mobilise emergency assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Intensive rains resulted in the largest flooding in the south-west of Ukraine in...