28 July 2015 – Refugees and IDPs who have left the combat zones were only able to take with them a minimum amount of household items. Due to the harsh conditions of winter in Ukraine and Russia, winterization is considered as lifesaving assistance and considered one of the most important objectives of this ACT Alliance follow on response. The Hungarian InterChurchAid (HIA) and Russian Orthodox Church – Department for External Relations (ROC/DECR) will continue to respond, as follow on response to ACT appeal UKR151. They plan to focus on two sectors of response which are hygiene; and psychosocial assistance.
Russia and Ukraine: IPDs and Refugees from Eastern Ukraine