The conflict in Ukraine poses an immediate and growing threat to the lives and well-being of the country’s 7.5 million children. Humanitarian needs are multiplying by the hour as fighting intensifies. More than a million refugees have been forced to flee Ukraine seeking safety and protection. Hundreds of thousands of them are children.
UNICEF is working around the clock to scale-up life-saving programmes for children. They are greatly increasing efforts to meet critical and escalating needs for safe water, health care, education and protection. Additionally, they are working with municipalities to ensure that there is immediate help for children and families in need.
“The past eight years of conflict in Ukraine have already inflicted profound and lasting harm to children. Now, the immediate and very real threat to Ukraine’s children has grown. Homes, schools, orphanages and hospitals have all come under attack. Civilian infrastructure like water and sanitation facilities have been hit, leaving millions without access to safe water. UNICEF is working with partners to provide vital humanitarian supplies and to reach vulnerable children and families with essential services.”
At the time of writing The GoldenPeaks Capital Foundation is supporting 10 different initiatives within and outside the Ukraine to help relieve the humanitarian crisis there. UNICEF is a core part of the Foundation’s strategy and we are honoured to contribute to their scaling initiatives.
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