Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine has provoked a humanitarian crisis. As the situation continues to escalate, the need for help is growing with every passing day. Your donations help evacuate families, deliver medical and humanitarian aid, repair destroyed homes, protect civilians, provide trauma therapy, and much more. You can also provide housing and offer support to people fleeing war.
- The human rights organization Vostok SOS is currently collecting donations to address the most urgent needs of the people in the immediate danger zone for medicine, evacuations and temporary housing.
- The Swiss-German organization Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights is collecting donations for the aid operation by their partners Vostok SOS.
- The nonprofit foundation Voices of Children helps children affected by the war in eastern Ukraine. They are currently using their donations to support people on the run.
- The charity organization United Help Ukraine is raising funds for medical aid and humanitarian relief on the fron lines.
- The Polish organization Polska Akcja Humanitarna is currently purchasing food and hygiene items needed in both Poland and Ukraine for their SOS Ukraine appeal.
- Mission Lifeline is currently at the Slovak-Ukrainian border with a convoy helping people who are fleeing the crisis area.
- The relief organization Caritas International helps the fleeing Ukrainians on the spot in Ukraine providing field kitchens, emergency shelters and psychological support for war-traumatized people.
- The children’s charity ChildFund Germany helps large families and children in children’s homes on site with emergency care.
- UN Refugee Aid is currently working mainly on the borders of Ukraine to strengthen the civilian infrastructure.
- Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe is providing food, drinking water or emergency shelter for war refugees. Diakonie Austria is working with project partners in the neighboring countries of Poland, Hungary and Moldova, which are preparing to take in Ukrainians.
- The union of Belarusians in Germany Razam.de is raising funds to help refugees and partner organizations as part of its “Ukrainian Humanitarian Help” initiative.
Accommodations and Supplies
- The platform I CAN HELP HOST lets Europeans offer private housing for Ukrainian refugees. It was created by a team of IT specialists who fled Belarus.
- This CryptPad collects private accommodations for Ukrainians in Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and Austria.
- The EU-wide platform Unterkunft Ukraine lets you offer shelter and enables people fleeing the war to place a request.
- The INeedHelpUA initiative is a new project by the INeedHelpBY volunteer team aiming to provide Ukrainian families in Poland with food and basic supplies.
- The Dutch organization Stichting Vluchteling collects emergency aid such as food and medicine for war refugees in Ukraine’s neighboring countries.
News and Rallies against the War
- The website StopPutin.net lists all upcoming rallies against Russia’s invasion in Ukraine.
- Ukraine’s national news agency Ukrinform.net is member of the European Alliance of News Agencies. News stories are delivered in Ukrainian, Russian, English, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese and Polish.
- The English-language newspaper Kyiv Post is a nonpartisan outlet and winner of the 2014 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.
- The Kyiv Independent, an English-language media outlet, was launched in November 2021 on the principles of independent journalism and free-press. Their goal is to provide fair, accurate and reliable news.
- The non-profit organization Ukrainian Women’s Guard is working with volunteers to translate Ukraine’s news into English, German, French, Spanish, Lithuanian, Polish, Belarusian, Hungarian, Turkish, Japanese, Hebrew and many other languages.