The conflict in Ukraine continues to escalate, resulting in massive displacement and destruction not seen in Europe since World War II. Some 15.7 million people inside Ukraine need humanitarian assistance, including 2.1 million children. More than 6.3 million people are displaced, and about 5.5 million have registered for temporary protection in neighboring countries. CARE and our partners are on the ground in Ukraine and neighboring countries, providing life-saving assistance.
The conflict in Ukraine has resulted in massive displacement, temporary protection in neighboring countries, unemployment and food insecurity.
Our response focuses on providing food parcels or cash and vouchers to purchase food and other needed items; sexual and reproductive health services; protection services and GBV prevention; shelter; and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). CARE provides lifesaving healthcare, including medical equipment and medicines, through mobile services in Donetsk, Kharkiv, Khmelnytska, Rivnenska and Zaporiska in partnership with the International Renaissance Foundation.
In addition to disrupting food supplies in the region, the conflict significantly impacts global food security. For decades, Ukraine has been the breadbasket of the Global South. Ukrainian and Russian grains provide more than one-third of the wheat imported by 45 African and least-developed countries. A global hunger crisis looms for an estimated 861 million people in 92 countries facing hunger and insufficient food consumption. Put simply, the Ukraine crisis - and its global impact - represent
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