UN: At least 5 million Ukrainian citizens in need of humanitarian aid

At least 5 million Ukrainian citizens are in need of humanitarian aid, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on July 10.

At least 5 million Ukrainian citizens are in need of humanitarian aid, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on July 10.

And 1.4 million of them are internally displaced persons.

According to the information of the UN, the most vulnerable group is people living in the area of the so-called "contact line" in eastern Ukraine.

Western media outlets report that since the year started, humanitarian organizations have provided assistance to over 450,000 people. In particular, they were supplied with food, temporary accommodation, medical assistance, psychological consultations and other essentials.

The UN World Food Programme has recently reported its plans to increase food assistance for Ukrainians by the end of the year.

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