“A month of war in Ukraine has displaced 4.3 million children – more than half of the country’s estimated 7.5 million children,” the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a statement.
“UNICEF” indicated that 1.8 million children were forced to migrate from the country and became refugees, while 2.5 million children were displaced inside Ukraine.
In all, 10 million people have fled their homes in Ukraine because of Russia’s “devastating” war, said the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Sunday.
“The war in Ukraine is so devastating that 10 million have fled, whether internally displaced or seeking refuge abroad,” Grandi wrote on Twitter.
On Wednesday, the European Commission announced that Poland, Austria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic and Estonia are the European Union countries facing the “biggest challenges” regarding the reception of refugees, following the start of Russian operations in Ukraine.
The commission indicated that Poland, a country neighboring Ukraine that has taken in more than two million people who fled the war, tops this list, followed by Austria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic and Estonia.
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