Ukraine: 2,000 Ukrainian patients transferred to European hospitals since the start of the war
To ease the burden on Ukrainian hospitals, the EU has been coordinating regular medical evacuations of Ukrainian patients, be they chronically ill or injured by the war, for more than a year.
Commissioner Lenarčič launches the first edition of the European Prize for Humanitarian Innovation
The Innovaid prize will be awarded to the actors that have developed the most innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of humanitarian actors to deliver assistance to the most vulnerable
Education in emergencies: EU and UNICEF call for increased commitments to invest in safe and quality education for children in crisis
Growing levels of displacement and protracted conflicts are having a severe impact on children and youth worldwide, with an estimated 222 million school-aged children and adolescents in need of education.
The war in Ukraine has caused enormous suffering and triggered a humanitarian crisis. Since the start of the invasion, the EU has stood by the Ukrainian people through its emergency response.
Here are some examples of EU solidarity.
Channelling aid donations to Ukrainians
The European Commission has set up an operational system to channel in-kind donations from third countries and the private sector to Ukraine, Moldova, and neighbouring EU countries.