Dominik Stillhart, the director of operations for the ICRC, visited Ukraine this week where he saw the devastating human cost of urban warfare in Irpin and Bucha and visited the ICRC’s urban water project, which will restore water supplies in the area.
On April 5, 2022, an ICRC team visited Bucha. They saw devastating scenes of destruction. They saw people in desperate need of basics for survival. They saw streets littered with unexploded ordnances.
Thousands of families are on the move in northeast Nigeria heading to remote locations. Some are going back home following the camps closure in Maiduguri. Others are fleeing areas affected by the conflict.
As humanitarian needs in Ukraine increase by the hour, the ability of the ICRC to deliver much-needed humanitarian assistance is today being jeopardised by a surge of misinformation and disinformation.
Sixty tons of food and relief items arrived in the city of Kharkiv on Saturday 26 March as the ICRC scales up its response to the devastating humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, amidst skyrocketing needs.