Ukraine: Second UN convoy reaches Sumy, Mariupol access thwarted

UN humanitarian agencies and partners on the ground in Ukraine, were able to reach the town of Sumy, in the country’s northeast on Thursday, but access to the besieged and stricken city of Mariupol, where thousands of civilians are believed to have died amidst the brutal Russian bombardment, has yet to be given.

Ukraine: Hundreds more reach safety after fleeing besieged Mariupol

06 Apr 2022

In Ukraine, humanitarians said on Wednesday that hundreds of people have managed to reach safety after fleeing Mariupol, where there’s also been condemnation for the killing of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius, as he tried to escape from the besieged and battered city a few days ago.


'Tomorrow could be too late': The UN calls for an immediate halt to fighting in Mariupol, Ukraine

24 Apr 2022

The UN’s crisis coordinator in Ukraine called on Sunday for an immediate stop to fighting in besieged Mariupol to allow trapped civilians to leave the city safely.

UN and partners boost presence and aid supplies inside Ukraine

10 Mar 2022

Humanitarians are deploying extra staff across Ukraine to aid the growing number of civilians sheltering from Russian bombardment, or fleeing the violence, the UN Spokesperson said on Thursday.