Aid agencies say 30,000 Ukrainians return home every day
UN Assistance Coordinating Office, citing State Border Guard Service OCHAIt is said that 30,000 people return to Ukraine every day.
Recent returnees were reported to be women with children and the elderly, with an increase in early onset compared to men.
Relief Delivery Challenge
“This significant number indicates that migration back to Ukraine is likely to increase and create new challenges for the humanitarian response, as people need support to find suitable host communities to reunite with or return to their homes if it is no longer viable,” OCHA said. In a statement.
Of the 12 million needed in Ukraine, humanitarians reached 2.1 million and the UN $ 1.1 billion Flash appeal Ukraine now receives 64 percent of the funding.
War is raging in the east and south
Fighting is concentrated in the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine – or elsewhere – causing damage and increasing civilian casualties and humanitarian needs. The OCHA also cited rocket attacks in central and northern Ukraine, citing the Ukraine State Emergency Service (SESU), as saying that 300,000 km2 – or almost half – of Ukraine needed demining.
Auxiliary crew were killed
In its latest emergency update, OCHA reported that two humanitarian workers and five of their relatives were killed in the eastern Donetsk region.
While they were sheltering at the Caritas Mariupol office, a building tank was reported to have opened fire, probably on March 15, although information was recently made available that the city had been shut down for weeks.
Meanwhile, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Warned that almost three-quarters of the 10 regions have “immediate food insecurity issues” – another 11 per cent of oblast (partially combatable) expect shortages in two months.
Rural and isolated communities have been hit hardest by food insecurity, the FAO said SaidAnnounced support for farmers to plant their farms, protect their livestock and produce food.
Emergency cash support is also planned for the most vulnerable families, including women, the elderly and the disabled.
Meanwhile, Russia reports that more than 783,000 people – including about 150,000 children – have entered Russia from Ukraine since February 24, the OCHA said.
Latest data from the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, Indicating that more than 4.7 million people have fled Ukraine since the war began. Another seven million were internally displaced.
UNAIDS warns of ‘death wave’
The war in Ukraine has resulted in the destruction and disruption of health care and logistics supply chains, millions of people are living with and affected by HIV, dependent for survival, and the UN agency is committed to ending AIDS. Said in a press release On Wednesday.
Nearly 250,000 Ukrainians are living with HIV and the lack of access to antiretroviral therapy and prevention services indicates a wave of deaths and the risk of a resurgence of the AIDS epidemic in Ukraine. UNAIDS.
“Key community-led networks urgently need international support to manage life-saving services.”
More than 40 health facilities that provided pre-war HIV treatment, prevention and care services are now closed and there are service interruptions at various levels on other sites.
World Health Organization (WHO) Confirmed more than 100 attacks on health facilities in Ukraine this week, but the country’s supply routes were in disarray.
The initial delivery of over 18 million doses of life-saving antiretroviral drug collected through the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which arrived in Lviv last week, is now being delivered in partnership with the largest Ukrainian Ministry of Health and 100% Life in Ukraine.
“If they can be delivered to those in need, the drugs will be enough to cover a six-month supply for all people living with HIV in first-line treatment,” UNAIDS said.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is also providing emergency funding to ensure the continuation of life-saving HIV and tuberculosis services.
UNAIDS says civil society organizations are making a “heroic effort” to provide vital medical supplies and HIV services to people living and affected by HIV, including vulnerable populations.
“Despite the huge obstacles, they are reaching people in extraordinarily challenging areas. However, civil society organizations that rely on this delivery and care system need more international support to continue their work.”