Many of us are watching the horrific assault on Ukraine and wondering what we can do to show our solidarity and support the people of Ukraine through this crisis. If you are able to make a donation to support Ukrainians in the country and those who have fled here are some key organisations:
Donate to the Help Ukraine Emergency Appeal organised by the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain:
Funds are being used to support registered Ukrainian charities to provide immediate emergency and ongoing needs, including food parcels, medicine and vital services.
Give to the UNHCR – the UN’s Refugee Agency. Donations can be made here:
The UNHCR are working in Ukraine and neighbouring countries to help shelter Ukrainians forced to flee the invasion.
The Red Cross have established a Ukraine Crisis Appeal to provide food, water, first aid, medicine, warm clothes and shelter, you can donate here:
DEC charities are in Ukraine and neighbouring countries meeting the needs of all refugees and displaced people, providing essential hygiene supplies, blankets and emergency food. You can donate to the DEC Ukraine humanitarian appeal here: https://www.dec.org.uk/appeal/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal
It is important that you get your news from reputable and fact checked news sources. The Ukraine Crisis Media Centre monitors Russian disinformation: https://uacrisis.org/en/