2022-12 Factsheet - Ukraine
Throughout the year, intense hostilities caused widespread destruction, killed and injured thousands, forced millions from their homes, destroyed jobs and livelihoods. The number of people in need of humanitarian aid and protection increased from approximately 3 million people at the start of the year to nearly 18 million a few months later. Humanitarian organizations rapidly expanded operations and reached nearly 16 million people with critical assistance in 2022, despite immense challenges (SitRep, Dec, OCHA).
Currently, 5.9 million people remain displaced by war within the country (IOM Internal Displacement Report Dec 2022). Many people are unable to meet basic needs including, food, shelter, water and medicine, especially due to access constraints in areas where intense shelling is still on-going.
Preliminary results of the 2022 MSNA indicate 47% of assessed households living standard gap with respect to Shelter & NFI, 42% in the South, and 38% in the North of the country.
Partners scaled up their response to the crisis providing life saving NFIs to vulnerable households, to equip collective sites and bomb shelters. Refurbishments of collective sites continues at pace and Winterization activities reached over 1.6M individuals supporting households with heating equipment and solid fuel to meet their needs.