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Foto Wederopbouw, solidariteit, en het verloop van de oorlog. Oorlogsdagboek Robert Serry, deel 5

Wederopbouw, solidariteit, en het verloop van de oorlog. Oorlogsdagboek Robert Serry, deel 5

August 14, 2022 -

Vijfde deel van het verslag van ODU-voorzitter Robert Serry uit Kyiv, waar hij precies dertig jaar geleden aantrad als eerste Nederlandse ambassadeur. Gesprek met de vice-premier over de wederopbouw, hoe verder met de strijd, en een bezoek aan Lviv. 

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Foto Donnez aux Ukrainiens d'Irpin un toit au-dessus de leur tête

Donnez aux Ukrainiens d'Irpin un toit au-dessus de leur tête

August 12, 2022 - La ville ukrainienne d'Irpin près de Kyiv a été durement touchée par la guerre en Ukraine. Pendant leur occupation le printemps dernier, les troupes russes ont laissé une traînée de destruction et de souffrance humaine. La fondation OpenDoorUkraine.NL a besoin de votre soutien pour aider les habitants d'Irpin à restaurer leurs domiciles, et acceptera vos donations avec gratitude via ce lien.

 

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How ODU is helping refugees from Ukraine

April 22, 2022 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · Directly from the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the OpenDoorUkraine.NL foundation (ODU) has been directly involved in getting Ukrainian refugees to safety. This was made possible by generous donations by individuals and organisations.

 

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Foto ODU solidair met Oekraïne, vraagt om hulp voor vluchtelingen en oorlogsslachtoffers

ODU solidair met Oekraïne, vraagt om hulp voor vluchtelingen en oorlogsslachtoffers

February 24, 2022 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · Het ondenkbare is gebeurd. Net als velen in Oekraïne, Nederland en wereldwijd is Stichting OpenDoorUkraine.NL (ODU) geschokt door de plotse militaire aanval die de Russische president Poetin tegen zijn buurland heeft ingezet. Deze invasie is het begin van een lange nacht voor Oekraïne.

 

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Foto ODU solidarity with Ukraine, requests aid for refugees and war victims

ODU solidarity with Ukraine, requests aid for refugees and war victims

February 24, 2022 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · The unthinkable has happened. Just as many people in Ukraine, the Netherlands and worldwide, Foundation OpenDoorUkraine.NL (ODU) is shocked by the sudden military attack launched by Russian president Putin against his neighboring country. This invasion is the beginning of a long night for Ukraine.
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Foto Nederlandse NGO Breath bereidt evacuatie Oost-Oekraïense kinderen voor

Nederlandse NGO Breath bereidt evacuatie Oost-Oekraïense kinderen voor

February 14, 2022 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · De Nederlandse Stichting Breath Care for Kids bereidt de evacuatie voor van straatkinderen die het onder zijn hoede heeft in Oost-Oekraïne. Het bestuur van de hulporganisatie maakt zich grote zorgen over de toenemende oorlogsdreiging, nu de spanningen de afgelopen dagen enorm zijn opgelopen als gevolg van de Russische troepenopbouw aan Oekraïne’s grenzen.
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Foto Dutch NGO Breath prepares evacuation of east Ukrainian children

Dutch NGO Breath prepares evacuation of east Ukrainian children

February 13, 2022 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · Dutch foundation Breath Care for Kids is preparing for an evacuation of street children under its care near the frontline in eastern Ukraine. The aid organisation is very concerned about the increased threat of war, now that tensions have risen dramatically in recent days due to the massive Russian troop build-up at Ukraine’s borders.

 

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Foto Museum toont voorwerpen van kinderen uit oorlogsgebied Donbas

Museum toont voorwerpen van kinderen uit oorlogsgebied Donbas

August 02, 2021 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · In de nacht, als een explosie de stilte doorklieft, grijpt de vijfjarige Sofia eerst naar haar knuffelbeer. Vervolgens springt ze boven op haar moeder, Ljoedmila Pisjova. Die omklemt haar en spreekt haar bezwerend toe. “Rustig maar, meisje, misschien is het geen schieten, maar onweer.”

 

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Benelux Foreign Ministers visit Donbas frontline

May 07, 2021 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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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Foto Exchange of knowledge is key at OpenDoorUkraine.NL's humanitarian event

Exchange of knowledge is key at OpenDoorUkraine.NL's humanitarian event

September 02, 2019 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · 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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USAID agency “countering malign Kremlin influence” in Ukraine

July 11, 2019 - ODU - HUMANITARIAN · The US government’s foreign aid agency USAID has announced a new framework for “Countering Malign Kremlin Influence”. USAID will push through aid projects that support partner countries such as Ukraine in the face of Russian pressures.
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