Tuesday, November 1, 2016

On the Edge of a Forgotten Conflict, Ukraine’s Humanitarian Crisis Simmers

KURAKHOVO, Ukraine—More than two and a half years after the war in Ukraine began, a cease-fire has failed to stop the fighting. And it’s still too dangerous for many of Ukraine’s 1.7 million internally displaced persons to return home.
For those who fled the conflict, they’ve had to adapt to life as de facto refugees inside their own country. They struggle to meet their most basic needs—food, shelter, access to clean water, and medical care.
This video shows how the stories of those who fled the front lines highlight a simple truth—the cease-fire in Ukraine has failed, and the war isn’t over.

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