UN says Ukrainian refugees top 2.3 million, 1.9 more are internally displaced


More than 2.3 million Ukrainians are now displaced, and about 1.9 million internally displaced according to the United Nations.

UN spokesman Stefan Dujarik said most of the internally displaced Ukrainians were leaving the area of fighting and heading west to Lviv. Meanwhile, the humanitarian situation in Ukraine is rapidly deteriorating.

Humanitarian aid organizations are adding staff across the country and accelerating work to move various goods to be given to the warehouse at various points both inside and outside Ukraine.  Until now, the UN and its allies have been able to provide humanitarian assistance in various forms. This could provide some 500,000 people in Ukraine food, shelter, blankets and medical equipment.

In the middle of last week, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees delivered 85 tons of humanitarian aid to a area in central Ukraine. It houses a reception center and temporary shelter for those fleeing the fighting in the east.

The UN World Food Program plans to help as many as 3.1 million people, with a focus on providing food, bread and other rations to cities and areas where combat is expected to expand.

The head of the UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency, said in a statement on March 10 that the agency needed about $500 million for its emergency work in Ukraine and neighbouring countries, of which almost $300 million has been received so far, two-thirds of which came from private donations.

In addition, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned that usually between February and May. Farmers have to prepare a place to grow wheat, barley, maize. and sunflower Including having to prepare the land for planting vegetables in mid-March. The FAO stressed that all efforts must be made to protect farmland and livestock.

The UN’s International Organization for Migration said that as of March 9, 109,000 third-country nationals were among those to have fled Ukraine, including people from Ecuador, Ghana, Lebanon, and Tunisia.

Poland’s border guards said on Twitter on March 10 that some 117,600 people crossed the border the previous day. However, there are now signs that the exodus has peaked and the number of daily crossings is going down.

Some 214,160 refugees are now in Hungary, 9 percent of the total who have fled Ukraine.

An additional 96,000 people moved to Russia from the areas under the control of the Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine between February 18 and 23, in the days before the Russian invasion, according to the UNHCR.

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