UNICEF: Five million children from Ukraine need humanitarian aid

Unicef: Five million children from Ukraine need humanitarian aid

Released on 01.01.

  • In front of a ruined building in Irpin near Kyiv, little Yarik is playing with his toy truck. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP/dpa
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    Since the start of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, according to the children’s charity Unicef, at least 100 Children have been killed. The millions of survivors lack the essentials.

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    More than five million children from Ukraine are, according to the children’s charity Unicef, because of the war in their home country Humanitarian aid required.

    In Ukraine itself needed after the Russian attack the UN organization in New York announced that around three million children would receive support. In addition, there are around 2.2 million children who have since fled to other countries. According to Unicef, since the beginning of the war on 01. Killed at least 262 children in February. Hundreds of schools were damaged.

    June 1st is actually International Child Protection Day, said Unicef ​​director Catherine Russell. “But instead of celebrating this day, we are approaching the 100. Day of a war that Lives of millions of children shattered. Without an immediate ceasefire and negotiated peace, children will continue to suffer.” (dpa)

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