Burning civilian houses hit by a rocket in Mariupol, Ukraine
Ukraine

War in Ukraine

In late February 2022, attacks by Russian forces on multiple cities in Ukraine have since caused the displacement of over one million people.
In late February 2022, attacks by Russian forces on multiple cities in Ukraine have since caused the displacement of over one million people.

As war spreads throughout Ukraine, people are fleeing the country. They are exhausted, scared and many are suffering from dehydration or hypothermia. Our teams in Ukraine have had to suspend our usual medical activities.

We are now scaling an emergency response in Ukraine and neighbouring countries. In addition to Ukraine, we have teams responding in Poland, Moldova, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Russia and Belarus.

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A woman walks past building damaged by shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine, Sunday, March 13, 2022. The surrounded southern city of Mariupol, where the war has produced some of the greatest human suffering, remained cut off despite earlier talks on creating aid or evacuation convoys.

Ukraine: Displaced twice and now on the road again

"I feel lost and disoriented, angry at this horrendous war, aghast at the senseless suffering inflicted on people. I dread what comes next..." -Aleksandr Burmin (name changed), an MSF staff member in Ukraine.

 
Fierce fighting caused extensive damage to many buildings in Hostomel
War in Ukraine

Supporting Medical Care in Hostomel

Patient and Staff Stories 11 May 2022
 
Brancardage d'un vieux monsieur dur passerelle de fortune.
War in Ukraine

Caring for the vulnerable people left behind by the war

Patient and Staff Stories 19 Apr 2022
 
MSF, Doctors Without Borders, Ukraine, MSF's activities
War in Ukraine

Finding our most useful role in our response in and around Ukraine

Latest News 12 Apr 2022
 
UKRAINE. Pisky. 22 February 2022. A school destroyed during the fighting. MSF has been working in eastern Ukraine for the last eight years, trying to improve access to health care for remote, conflict-affected populations.
War in Ukraine

MSF team witnesses hospital bombing in Mykolaiv

Press Release 6 Apr 2022
 
MSF, Doctors Without Borders, Ukraine, Medical train referral
War in Ukraine

“You have a medical train? I have patients for you”

Patient and Staff Stories 6 Apr 2022
 
A woman walks past building damaged by shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine, Sunday, March 13, 2022. The surrounded southern city of Mariupol, where the war has produced some of the greatest human suffering, remained cut off despite earlier talks on creating aid or evacuation convoys.
War in Ukraine

War in Ukraine: Displaced twice and now on the road again

Patient and Staff Stories 18 Mar 2022