Ukraine Updates: One Year of Conflict
Mykola Havrylets is Humanity & Inclusion's Explosive Ordnance Risk Education Supervisor. In this Q&A, he explains the types of explosive contamination teams are seeing after one year of war in Ukraine and what HI's teams are doing to protect communities.
Several times a week, Humanity & Inclusion provides Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) sessions and Conflict Preparedness and Protection (CPP) sessions to children, adults and nonprofit staff in Chernivtsi, Vinnytsia, Poltava and Dnipro, Ukraine. EORE Agent Victoria explains HI’s approach to protecting children from dangerous remnants of war.
Since February 2022 in Ukraine, there have been more than 17,000 civilian casualties, including over 10,000 people injured. Humanity & Inclusion’s experts are working to strengthen prosthetic and orthotic services across the country.
With war ongoing in Ukraine, people are at risk of conflict-related injuries from explosive weapons during an armed attack, collapsing buildings, or accidental contact with a landmine or explosive ordnance that may be left over from combat or set as a booby trap.
Mykhailo Tsarik is an Explosive Ordnance Risk Education Agent working for Humanity & Inclusion in Ukraine. He explains the importance of his work to help people spot, avoid and report dangerous weapons.
Humanity & Inclusion ensures that people with the most acute needs receive essential goods during the war. Teams have delivered more than 3,700 hygiene kits across Ukraine.
Humanity & Inclusion provides rehabilitation and psychosocial support training sessions to medical professionals at one of its partner centers in Ukraine, the Vinnytsia Medical Rehabilitation Center for children.
Constant shelling in Ukraine has cost Misha his home, his job and the life he knew. At Humanity & Inclusion’s partner rehabilitation center, he found work and support. This is his story:
My name is Mykhailo, but you can call me Misha.