FACTSHEET - UKRAINE
- In eastern Ukraine, the security situation remains extremely volatile with frequent clashes across the relatively stable front line. Civilians continue to fall victims to the conflict, with frequent damage to housing and critical civilian infrastructure, particularly water supply and electricity systems. Conflict-affected residents, internally displaced people and returnees face difficulties in accessing health care and other essential services. Civilians endure many hardships such as the loss of income and livelihoods as well as psychological stress.
- Since 2014, the European Union and its Member States have contributed over EUR 677 million in humanitarian and early recovery aid. The EU addresses the needs of the population in the areas directly affected by the conflict, the internally displaced people and refugees who have fled the conflict areas, and the returnees