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How To Donate To People In Ukraine

After annexing the Crimean peninsula and launching an ongoing eight-year war in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Russia launched an unprovoked full-scale invasion of the eastern European country on Feb.

How To Donate To People In Ukraine

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After annexing the Crimean peninsula and launching an ongoing eight-year war in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Russia launched an unprovoked full-scale invasion of the eastern European country on Feb. 24.


Before the recent escalation, some 2.9 million people were already affected by the conflict and humanitarian partners needed U.S.$190 million to help 1.8 million of the country’s most vulnerable people, according to the United Nations (UN).

Hundreds of people have been killed or wounded already and at least 368,000 Ukrainians have fled the country since all-out war broke out, according to a Sunday tweet by UN Refugee Agency. Both of those numbers will increase in the days ahead.

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Heartbreaking scenes of what’s been happening have been viewed by millions on television and online, and people and organizations of all sorts and sizes have been moved to show support for the people of Ukraine.

The UN allocated U.S.$20 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund to immediately scale up life-saving humanitarian assistance and protection to civilians in Ukraine following the recent increase in hostilities.

Here are ways that you can make donations to help support Ukraine and its people. – Continue reading Steve McLean’s Samaritan feature here.

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