After invasion, WHO expresses concern about potential humanitarian catastrophe in Ukraine

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The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern on Thursday about a possible health emergency in Ukraine after Russian forces invaded the country.

“Amidst the rapidly unfolding conflict in Ukraine, the WHO Regional Office for Europe reiterates its deepest concern for the safety, health and well-being of all civilians affected by the crisis in the country and possibly beyond,” said its official. regional office for Europe in a statement.

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The statement added that any further escalation could result in a humanitarian catastrophe.

“WHO Europe is working closely with all UN partners to rapidly increase readiness to respond to the expected health emergency triggered by the conflict, protecting our staff and minimizing disruptions to the delivery of critical health services,” he said.

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Source: CNN Brasil

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