Intense fighting continues in Donbass, eastern Ukraine, while strikes in many parts of the country, including Odessa and Mykolaiv, continue to cause widespread damage.
Since 24 February, 3,890,177 people in Ukraine have been able to access health care thanks to supplies distributed, either directly by UNICEF or in partnership with implementing organizations. In addition, 3,182,064 people gained access to safe drinking water and 398,942 people received essential water, sanitation and hygiene supplies.
Since 24 February, UNICEF-supported mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) interventions have reached 1,339,879 children and caregivers, while 60,554 children and their families have received specialist services through case management and referral to support services. In addition, 50,236 women and children have so far been reached with UNICEF-supported GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response services.
Since February 24, 288,853 children have benefited from learning interventions with supplies provided by UNICEF and 402,016 children have received formal or non-formal education.
A total of 169,294 people (104,355 children) living in 35,284 households received multipurpose cash assistance.