Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families

by International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families
Emergency Response to Ukrainian Families

Project Report | Apr 16, 2024
Responses to Ukraine

By Salima Biglary | Programs and Partnerships Coordinator

IBC's Relief Efforts for Innocent Civilians Affected by War

Introduction: In response to the humanitarian crisis resulting from the ongoing conflict, International Blue Crescent (IBC) has been actively engaged in providing relief to innocent civilians impacted by the war. This report outlines IBC's efforts in offering emergency aid and addressing the urgent needs of affected communities in various regions.

Establishment of Office and Warehouse: IBC initially established an office and warehouse in the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia (ATU), Gagauzia, to respond to the needs of Ukrainian refugees in South Moldova. Recognizing the expanding scope of the crisis, IBC extended its relief operations to Odesa Oblast, with Bolhrad serving as the entry point for aid transported from Turkey. The relief efforts extended from Bolhrad to Mykolaiv and eventually reached Kherson, encompassing a wide geographic area affected by the conflict.

Humanitarian Assistance: IBC has been steadfast in providing essential humanitarian support to affected populations, covering various sectors such as health, food security, shelter, non-food items, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). Despite the challenges posed by the conflict, the Foundation remains committed to meeting the basic needs of communities in the field.

Response to Attacks: In response to a devastating attack on the Korabelny region of Mykolaiv city on February 7, IBC acted swiftly to provide assistance. Upon receiving a request from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), IBC, in collaboration with its donor Action Medeor, commenced the distribution of hot soup and bread within two hours of the attack. The bombardment left civilians grappling with severe water, gas, and shelter shortages, underscoring the urgency of humanitarian aid in the region.

Water Provision in Kherson: Following the collapse of the Kakhovka dam and subsequent water shortages in Kherson, IBC's provision of water tanks has emerged as a vital solution to meet the potable water needs of city residents. These water tanks, strategically located across Kherson, play a crucial role in ensuring access to safe drinking water for affected communities.

Continued Support: Despite the challenges and evolving nature of the crisis, IBC remains steadfast in its commitment to providing timely and practical assistance to the Ukrainian people. With ongoing bombardments exacerbating the humanitarian situation, IBC emphasizes the importance of sustained support from donors to address the urgent needs of affected populations effectively.

Conclusion: IBC's relief efforts in Ukraine underscore the organization's dedication to alleviating the suffering of innocent civilians impacted by conflict. Through its strategic interventions and collaborative partnerships, IBC continues to make a tangible difference in the lives of those affected by the war, reaffirming its commitment to humanitarian action in times of crisis.

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International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation

Location: Istanbul, Kadkoy - Turkey
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Project Leader:
Muzaffer Baca
Istanbul , Kadikoy Turkey
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