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6 months of war in Ukraine. 12 million people received humanitarian aid

MedExpress Team

Medexpress

Published Aug. 24, 2022 12:23

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On August 24, six months have passed since Russia's attack on Ukraine. The war causes enormous suffering for the people of Ukraine: according to UN data, more than 5,500 civilians died, and over 13 million of them had to leave their homes. At the same time, humanitarian aid continues to reach Ukraine: over 12 million people in need have received it.

Money, building materials and medicines and medical services - these are the three most urgent needs reported by the inhabitants of Ukraine in the research of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) [1] . As many as 28% of respondents declare that they lack access to drugs and medical services. The situation is exacerbated by attacks on medical facilities: as of February 24, as many as 459 of them have been reported.

- The needs of Ukrainian medical institution...

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