We’re working with partner organisations including:
- Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) in Ukraine and Hungary
HIA has carried out significant humanitarian and development work directly assisting over 578,000 people. HIA have provided shelter and distributed lorryloads of food into Ukraine as well as life-saving medical equipment and hygiene kits for those forced to flee their homes. In Hungary they are providing refugees with temporary rest and support them with job seeking, legal advice and interpretation services.
The Crown Agents have provided life-saving medical supplies and equipment in Ukraine including 34 baby incubators, 1,000 lifesaving drugs for babies born with respiratory issues, 100 oxygen concentrators and 125 patient monitors, 9,100 thermal blankets and 9,000 trauma kits.
- Alliance for Public Health (APH) in Ukraine
APH have partners working in every Oblast in Ukraine including occupied territories. Apart from their core HIV/AIDS work, they also provide drugs for Hepatitis and TB. They have used their 23 mobile health units to deliver vital drugs and conduct health consultations along with providing relief items to the frontlines. The same small vans were also used to safely evacuate people. They have set-up 11 safe spaces for families to receive psychological support and 53,359 people were provided with cash assistance.
- Blythswood in Ukraine and Romania
Blythswood is a Scottish charity that’s been operational in Ukraine since the Kosovo war. They work through small church groups who are responding in different ways. In both Ukraine and Romania, they have provided 6 tonnes of relief items to hardest-hit communities every 2 weeks. They also provide support to displaced families by providing temporary shelter and organising protection support activities for the elderly, women and orphans.
- Swiss Church Aid (HEKS) in Ukraine, Hungary and Romania
Since the start of the fighting, HEKS has been implementing a range of emergency aid measures in Transcarpathia region. They have provided hot meals, toiletries and drinking water to over 116,000 people in high risk, hard to reach areas in Ukraine. In addition, they have set up a cash support system to 4,000 people across Khersonska, Mykolaivska, and Zaporizhka Oblasts. HEKS is also on the ground in neighbouring countries of Hungary and Romania welcoming refugees, providing them with the most essential items, with psychological help, and is organizing accommodation for those wishing to stay in the region. So far, 76,653 people received support through 27 information points to help them adjust to their new life in the host country. They received advice on how to find permanent housing, job seeking or medical needs, and legal matters.