How To Help Ukraine
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Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.S. outlined 3 ways her country needs help right now, in the video published on Feb 24, 2022, “3 Ways to Help Ukraine, According to Ukraine Ambassador“, below:
The Ukrainian ambassador calls on international community to act immediately to try to stop Vladimir Putin and Russian Federation from this attack on Ukraine. This would also help any one else in the free world from being attacked:
- Immediately enacting a package of new and devastating sanctions (for what Russia did to Ukraine in 2014) because the future of world order depends on it.
- Ukrainians are ready to fight but need help to defend Ukraine.
- Ukraine would need humanitarian assistance due to all the damages inflicted by Russians.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy has invited Ukraine’s ‘friends’ to join the fight against Russia’s assault, adding that weapons would be provided for them, in the video published on Feb 26, 2022, “Zelensky calls on ‘all friends of Ukraine’ to help fight Russian invasion“, below:
Hours after Russia launched its attack, Ukrainian leaders are urging the United States and NATO to provide support. In an emotional interview with CBS News, Ukrainian Parliament member Halyna Yanchenko spoke about conditions in the capital and pleaded for help for her country: “Please save our people. Dozens of people, maybe hundreds of people, might be murdered tonight,” she said, in the video published on Feb 24, 2022, “Ukrainian lawmaker pleads for help after Russia attacks Ukraine: ‘Please save our people‘”, below:
People gathered at the railway station in Kostyantynivka, in eastern Ukraine, hoping to catch a train to safety following Russia’s invasion on February 24, 2022. A tearful woman said she had heard Poland would take refugees, while a man said his family would go “wherever there’s an open door.” in the video published on Feb 24, 2022, “Fleeing War, Ukrainians Say They’ll GO Wherever There’s An Open Door’“, below:
Lydia Tkaczuk, president of the board of directors at the Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago, explains how Americans can help Ukrainians after Russia’s attack on the country, in the video published on Feb 25, 2022, “How to help Ukrainians“, below:
The Ukrainian Community Center of Washington is organizing a petition to get Ukrainians refugee status to come to the U.S., in the video published on Feb 25, 2022, “How Washington is preparing to help Ukrainians“, below:
From prayer services to protests, Ukrainians in western Washington hosted several gatherings on Saturday to rally support, in the video published on Feb 26, 2022, “Ukrainians in western Washington grapple with how to help from afar“, below:
While some Ukrainians are coming home from abroad to help in the fight against Russia, others in Ukraine are fleeing the violence. NBC’s Kelly Cobiella reports for TODAY from Poland, a destination for many refugees, in the video published on Feb 25, 2022, “Ukrainians Flee To Poland, Families Face Long Journey To Cross Border“, below:
These are organizations currently helping people in Ukraine, below:
- Ukrainian Red Cross Society
- International Rescue Committee
- UN Refugee Agency
- Catholic Relief Services
- Amnesty International
- Project Hope
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