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MILLIONS OF CHILDREN ARE IN DANGER.

Every war is a war against children and right now there is no safe place in Ukraine. Donate to our Children’s Emergency Fund to help protect children living in crisis.

More than 5 million people have now fled the violence in Ukraine since the 24th of February. Half are estimated to be children.

We are gravely concerned for children caught in the middle of this armed conflict, forced from their homes in sub-zero temperatures, and exposed to injury, hunger and cold. Children must be protected from harm at all times.

Save the Children has been operating in Ukraine since 2014. Throughout the 8-year conflict, we have been delivering essential humanitarian aid to children and their families, including distributing winter kits, hygiene kits and providing cash grants to families so they can meet basic needs such as food, rent and medicines.

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Anna’s Story*.

Anna*, 29 is a mother of two to 4-year-old Daryna* and 2-year-old Danilo* (pictured).

They fled their home in Ukraine when fighting escalated near where they live. Anna told us:

"We fled because we were scared. There was bombing in the area... We saw rockets being fired and destroyed buildings... The children don't understand what's happening."

"I had to explain to Daryna* what was happening. I said that to be safe we had to leave and go to another country... She didn't really respond. But sometimes when she heard bangs she'd say she was scared."

"We just hope the fighting will end and we can return home."

Anna* and her children stayed at a temporary camp in Romania before moving to the Reception Centre. Here, Save the Children runs child friendly spaces at the Reception Centre where Anna's children can play and recover from the traumatic experiences they've been through. We are also providing families with advice and information, as well as food and other essential items.

Donate today to support more children like Danilo.

Our response.

In times of humanitarian crises, when children are at their most vulnerable, Save the Children is there. Save the Children has been operating in Ukraine for 8 years.

We are delivering essential humanitarian aid to children and their families including the provision of winter and hygiene kits. We are also providing cash grants to families so they can meet their basic needs such as food, rent and medicines. 

Our specialist teams are providing children with access to safe, inclusive, quality education and are working with schools and community centres to help children overcome the mental and psychological impacts of their experiences of conflict and violence. 

Our Child Emergency Fund allows us to respond wherever the need is greatest. It helps us to reach children quickly with the essentials they need to survive. 

Donate to save the lives of children in crisis. 

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