The United Nations Children’s Fund, an international organisation operating under the auspices of the United Nations, has called for help for children affected by the fighting.

Millions of children from Ukraine are in need of protection and humanitarian aid. © UNICEF/UN0610965/Remp

The war in Ukraine has put millions of children at risk. Residential buildings and hospitals have been shelled and bombed many times.

Many children have already been killed and injured. Food, water and medicine are becoming increasingly scarce. Several million Ukrainians have fled to neighbouring countries or are refugees in their own country. Two thirds of all Ukrainian children are refugees. The situation is becoming more dramatic by the day. We are on the ground and expanding emergency aid to children in Ukraine and neighbouring countries.

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