1,3 million people become internally dispaced due to Donbas war

3,5 million people still need assistance and protection
12:30, 3 November 2019

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The United Nations summarized five years of the war in Donbas. During the armed conflict, 1,3 million Ukrainians became internally displaced, as the UN reported on its Twitter page

It was also mentioned in the organization that 3,3 thousand people were killed and more than 9,000 were injured during these years. 3,5 million people still need assistance and protection. The conflict has created a 427 km long "contact line" which banned the access to the main services. 

"Above all, the people want peace," says the message. 

Military actions between Ukraine and Russia have begun in 2014. During the presidency of Volodymyr Zelensky Ukrainian government has made the following steps:

Related: Day in Donbas: Six violations of ceasefire since the beginning of the day


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