Saving Lives in Eastern Ukraine:

Saving Lives in Eastern Ukraine: Alternative EORE Approaches

Alternative EORE Approaches


This article is brought to you by the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery (CISR) from issue 25.1 of The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

By Olena Kryvova [ Swiss Foundation for Mine Action ]

AArmed conflict has been ongoing in the east of Ukraine since 2014 and continues to have a
fundamentally devastating impact on children, women, and men. With continuing hostilities and the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating the dire humanitarian situation in the region, 3.4 million people are projected to be in need of humanitarian assistance in 2021. The elderly, persons with disabilities, female-headed households, and children are among the most vulnerable. Additionally, the large-scale population displacement from government and nongovernment controlled areas (GCA and NGCA respectively) of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts, separated by the 427-km-long contact line, remains one of the highest concerns.

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Published: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Last Updated: Friday, September 24, 2021

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