Ukraine emergency

UNHCR has declared Ukraine a Level 3 emergency – the highest level we have. 

In light of the rapidly evolving humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, UNHCR is working with authorities, UN agencies, displaced community groups and partners to provide desperately needed humanitarian assistance. 

We are on the ground in Ukraine and neighbouring countries to protect and assist people forced to flee.

Over 6.5 million

Refugees estimated to have fled to neighbouring countries since 24 February and rising

2.9 million

People identified as in need of assistance in Ukraine before the recent events (source: 2022 Humanitarian Response Plan)

More than 7 million

People estimated to be internally displaced in Ukraine

Last updated 22 May 2022 – Visit the Data Portal for more statistics