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Benelux Foreign Ministers visit Donbas frontline

May 07, 2021 - In a joint show of solidarity with Ukraine, the Foreign Ministers of the three Benelux visited the Line of Contact in the Donbas that separates Government troops and Moscow-supported rebel troops. This was followed by discussions in Kyiv on the situation in the Donbas and on reforms in Ukraine.

 

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Foto Separatist-held regions in Donbas hard-hit by corona

Separatist-held regions in Donbas hard-hit by corona

June 17, 2020 - The four million inhabitants of the separatist regions in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas have been badly hit by the corona pandemic. The ongoing military conflict and the territory’s isolation is making the situation only worse. 
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Ukraine takes measures to stop spread of corona virus

March 13, 2020 - The Ukrainian authorities have taken stringent measures to stop the spread of corona, just as the virus claimed its first deadly victim in Ukraine. In an address to the nation, president Volodymyr Zelensky warned the nation to brace itself for a worsening of the pandemic, but he stressed that the country is ready for the situation.
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Foto ODU pushes for better delivery of humanitarian aid at top meeting in Kyiv

ODU pushes for better delivery of humanitarian aid at top meeting in Kyiv

February 27, 2020 - OpenDoorUkraine.NL (ODU) has joined forces with other aid organisations during a meeting with high officials in Kyiv to discuss the problems with the delivery of humanitarian goods to people in need in Ukraine.
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ODU board concerned about access for aid to Ukraine

January 22, 2020 - The board of OpenDoorUkraine.NL (ODU) has expressed concern about the difficulties that Dutch humanitarian organisations have in delivering aid to Ukraine. In a letter to the Ukrainian ambassador in The Hague, ODU’s chairman of the Board of Trustees Joris Voorhoeve has asked for clarification from the authorities in Kyiv.
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Foto Reindeers bring Xmas and presents to children in Donbas conflict zone

Reindeers bring Xmas and presents to children in Donbas conflict zone

December 26, 2019 - These days, children living on the frontline in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas are getting ready for a rare treat. Saint Nicholas’s Reindeers, a volunteer organisation from Kharkiv, are travelling to the front line to deliver gifts to children in the war-affected area.
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Exchange of knowledge is key at OpenDoorUkraine.NL's humanitarian event

September 02, 2019 - The first public meeting of OpenDoorUkraine.NL’s Humanitarian Table allowed aid organisations, both from the Netherlands and Ukraine, to showcase their work and achievements – and, at the same time, to highlight what they can learn from each other.
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Foto UN Food agency FAO sends agricultural support to families near conflict zone

UN Food agency FAO sends agricultural support to families near conflict zone

August 05, 2019 - As part of United Nations emergency support, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is providing agricultural support to conflict-affected people in Eastern Ukraine. Aid is being distributing from 5 to 14 August to 930 households living in villages in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
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Dutch support UN project to strengthen security and institutions in Donbas

July 16, 2019 - The Netherlands are providing $5 million for a United Nations project to address social and institutional problems and improve capacity building in the government-controlled areas of the Donbas. This was announced by the Kyiv office of the UN development agency UNDP on 15 July.
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