CAFOD is raising much-needed funds for Ukraine and has joined an appeal launched by the UK Disasters Emergency Committee to help hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflict in the country.
Life for the people of Ukraine has changed completely with heavy fighting, shelling and air strikes having had devastating consequences for ordinary people. Homes have been destroyed. Families have been separated. Lives have been lost. Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe with Poland, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Moldova, receiving huge numbers of people arriving with only what they can carry.
The United Nations estimate that more than a million people have fled their homes so far - leaving behind jobs, belongings and loved ones. They desperately need shelter, food, and water. Donations to CAFOD will help local experts in Ukraine to provide:
You can donate to CAFOD’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal here.
To find out more please visit CAFOD’s website.