Health response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine has affected 4.4 million people and led to the displacement of 1.6 million. Of those affected, 3.4 million are currently in need of humanitarian assistance.

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World Humanitarian Day: Health workers build new lives serving their fellow citizens far from home

Years of conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic and eastern Ukraine have had a dramatic impact on health systems in these countries, as well as in places like Turkey – now home to millions of Syrian refugees. Health workers are often on the frontline of escalating hostilities, as they strive to continue delivering medical care amid horrific conditions.

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Eastern Ukraine: health professionals share their daily challenges in providing care

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